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Owensburg Teen Killed In Wreck

Last updated on Tuesday, April 24, 2012

(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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