CONNEAUT – At least one person is dead after a car crash on Thompson Road.

Montana Enssle was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Saturday night, said Tom Despenes, Ashtabula County Coroner's Investigator. Enssle was a passenger at the time of the crash, Despenes said.

He said the driver was Life-Flighted to an unspecified hospital. The condition of the driver is unknown.

Police were called at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, said Police Chief Michael Colby. Two females were in the vehicle, he said.

Despenes said the vehicle struck a metal utility pole that was supporting high-tension wires.

Enssle, 18, was a resident of Conneaut, Despenes said. The preliminary cause of death was ruled to be blunt trauma, he said. 

The crash remains under investigation.


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