Teen Dies In Fatal Crash In Wyandot County

A teenager has died as a result of a fatal crash in Wyandot County. Sixteen year-old Gabrielle S. Swartz was a front seat passenger in a vehicle that crashed on Ohio 231 north of County Highway 30, southeast of Sycamore. The accident happened around 3:30 Thursday afternoon. According to a report the vehicle was driven by seventeen year-old Hannah M. Balduf. Her car went off the road it then hit several objects, went airborne, and then hit a tree. Balduf was flown to a hospital in Columbus and a back seat passenger was taken to Wyandot Memorial Hospital and was treated and released. The backseat passenger was wearing a seat belt.