A 16-year-old Mansfield boy was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon on in a one-vehicle crash Peterson Road.
The Mansfield post of the Ohio Highway Patrol is investigating the crash that occurred at 1:25 p.m. on Peterson Road in Mifflin Township.
The crash occurred when a 2009 Blue Chevrolet Impala driven by a 16-year-old Grant Clinton traveled off the right side of the road, striking a ditch and a tree. Clinton was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a news release from the patrol.
A 16-year-old male passenger, Garrett Kallerson, also from Mansfield, was transported to OhioHealth Mansfield for treatment.
Mifflin and Madison Township Fire and emergency personnel assisted at the scene as well as the Richland County Sheriff's Department, Richland County Coroner’s Office and Gibbs Towing.
Both occupants were wearing their seatbelts and the crash remains under further investigation.
This article originally appeared on Mansfield News Journal: Teen killed in one-vehicle crash on Peterson Road