Teen girl identified in fatal Wayne Township crash

The teen was a passenger in a minivan that hit a semi, troopers said.
Published: May. 30, 2023 at 12:29 PM EDT|Updated: May. 30, 2023 at 3:17 PM EDT
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WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WXIX) - A teen girl is dead after a crash in Wayne Township on Tuesday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Samantha Anders, 16, of Dayton, was riding in the front passenger seat of a minivan that was being driven by 39-year-old Anna Irwin, OSHP Lebanon Post confirmed.

The minivan was going northbound on Clarksville Road when it drove through a stop sign at the intersection of State Route 73, troopers said.

As a result, the minivan crashed into a Freightliner tractor-trailer’s left rear tire around 10:45 a.m., OSHP explained.

Anders was pronounced dead at the scene, and Irwin was airlifted to Miami Valley North Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the semi was not injured.

OSHP says the crash remains under investigation.

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