Grief counselors on hand after Preble Co. student dies in crash

Woman struck by vehicle in Dayton (WDTN Photo)

ELDORADO, Ohio (WDTN) – Officials are investigating a deadly crash that happened in Preble County Saturday afternoon.

First responders were called out to the 3700 block of Orphans Road near Pence Shewman Rd. around 2:30 p.m.

Authorities say a car was traveling west when the driver lost control, veered off the road and hit a tree.

Crews found 16-year-old Olivia Wallace dead on the scene. Wallace was a student National Trail High School and Miami Valley Career Technology Center.

Wallace was transported to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office where an autopsy will be performed.

Family members reached out to 2 NEWS via e-mail describing Wallace:

“Olivia was a very smart young girl that cared for everyone she would meet. She was such a happy person that never brought anyone down.”

Grief counselors will be on hand at National Trail High School from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, according to district personnel.

The crash is under investigation by the Preble County Sheriff’s Office. 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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