Teen killed in Saturday night crash

PLEASANT TWP, Ohio (WCMH) — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a Saturday night crash claimed the life of a 17-year-old.

The sheriff’s office said a Honda Civic driven by 18-year-old Weston Baker lost control and struck a utility pole on Beatty Road west of U.S. 62 just outside of Grove City.

Derrick Norwood, the 17-year-old passenger, was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Baker was not injured.

It is unclear if alcohol or drugs were involved.

The sheriff’s office said both occupants were wearing seat belts.

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