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Boy, 17, killed in car crash

• Updated Mar 19, 2017 at 1:38 AM

WELLINGTON — A 17-year-old boy was killed in a traffic accident Friday afternoon in rural Lorain County.

Nathanial M. Barrett, 17, of Wellington, was driving a 2006 Acura MDX south on Ohio 301, south of Whitney Road in LaGrange Township, at 4:17 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, which went off the left side of the road and struck two trees, said troopers with the Elyria post of the state Highway Patrol.

Barrett , who was wearing his seat belt, was extricated from his vehicle by the LaGrange Fire Department prior to being transported to University Hospital Elyria Medical Campus.

Alcohol and drug use are not suspected as factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.

Agencies assisting troopers at the scene included LaGrange Police Department, Lorain County Sheriff’s Office, LaGrange Fire and Rescue, Carlisle Township Fire and D&A Towing.

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