Teen Killed In Seneca County Crash Thursday Morning

6/23/17 – 5:31 A.M.

A two-car crash in Seneca County took the life of a Chatfield teenager Thursday morning. The State Highway Patrol reports the crash on State Route 100 killed 17-year-old Chase Lutz and injured 57-year-old John Gegorski of Fremont.

Investigators say Lutz was driving north on the highway near Melmore around 6 a.m. when he went left of center and hit a pickup truck driven by Gegorski. Life Flight took Lutz to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo where doctors pronounced him dead. Sycamore EMS took Gegorski to Mercy Tiffin Hospital for treatment.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

The crash remains under investigation.