Teen killed in car crash in Morgan County

MORGAN COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) - A teenager is dead after a single vehicle accident in Morgan County Sunday morning.

The Marietta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the accident happened at State Route 555 near milepost 12 at 1:39 a.m.

Troopers said Hunter Shuster, 19, of McConnelsville, was driving a 1985 GMC K2500 southbound on State Route 555 when the vehicle went off the left side of the road, ejecting the passenger. The passenger was identified as Jillian Adams, 18, of McConnelsville. Adams died of her injuries.

State Route 555 was closed for nearly four hours.

Troopers believe alcohol could be a factor.

The crash remains under investigation.

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