GREEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WCMH) — Students at East Clinton High School in Clinton County will return to school with heavy hearts after two seniors were killed in a crash over the weekend.
Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth said 17-year-old Anderson Vannieuwenhze lost control of his vehicle while driving south on U.S. 62 just north of the Highland County line. The car left the roadway, struck a ditch and a utility pole, and came to rest in a field.
Both Vannieuwenhze and his 18-year-old passenger Brandon Newman were pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
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