A fatal crash involving area teenagers is under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Four County Career Center student Zackary Floyd, 18, of Lyons was killed in the crash, while Jesse Navarro Jr., 18, of Delta was seriously injured.
According to the Highway Patrol, Floyd’s vehicle was traveling eastbound on U.S. 20 near County Road 12 on Friday evening at about 7 p.m. when it left the roadway, striking a ditch before continuing into a field. Floyd was found unresponsive when first responders arrived.
Evergreen High School was opened on Sunday due to the accident with counselors and clergy present. Testing was also postponed by one day at the school.
Seat belts were not in use and drugs are suspected to be a factor in the crash, according to the Highway Patrol. The crash remains under investigation.