Meigs County Teen Dies In Crash

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A Meigs County teen died as the result of a Tuesday-night crash.

Jillian N. White, 17, of Pomeroy, was traveling southbound on Flatwoods Road, near Old Forest Road, when her car failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a fence and tree. She was transported to the Holzer Emergency Department in Meigs County, but did not survive her injuries.

White was wearing her seat belt, according to the State Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred at 11:24 p.m., with the roadway being closed for a period of time following the accident. The Chester Fire Department, Meigs County Emergency Medical Service and Meigs County Sheriff’s Office were on scene in addition to the patrol.

The crash remains under investigation.