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.