(OWENSBURG) - 18-year-old Brain Benton was killed Monday morning in a crash on U.S. 231, north of County Road 600 South in Taylor Township.
The accident happened at 8:25 a.m.
According to Greene County Sheriff's Department Lt. Bryan Woodall, Benton died of internal injuries and fractures.
Benton was traveling south on U.S. 231 in a 1999 Buick Century when he crossed the center line and drove off the east side of the road hitting a tree.
Benton was not wearing a seat belt.
Assisting at the scene were the Greene County Ambulance Service and the Richland-Taylor Fire and Rescue squad.
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