One teen dead, another in life-threatening condition after crash in Hocking County

HOCKING CO., OH (WCMH) — The State Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a crash in Hocking County Sunday evening.

It happened around 5:22pm on Ellis Road west of Union Road in Hocking County.

18-year-old Lucas Conley was driving  westbound on Ellis Road when he went left of center and struck 51-year Sheila Azbell head-on.

Conley was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

His passenger, 18-year-old Dustin Miller, was taken by Med-Flight to Grant Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

Azbell was transported by Air Evac to Ohio State Wexner Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

State Patrol says seat belts were being used at the time of the crash. Alcohol is not a suspected factor.

The crash remains under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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