BEREA - Two teenagers, including 18-year-old Brad Thacker of Lancaster, died Monday in a one-vehicle crash on Mason Lake Road two miles south of here, state police said.
The crash occurred as Joshua Hurt, 17, of Berea, was reportedly driving at a high rate of speed and was unable to negotiate a right curve, according to a report by Trooper Chad Peercy. The 1990 Honda Civic struck a tree and overturned. Neither teen was wearing a seat belt.
The Madison County coroner pronounced both driver and passenger dead at the scene.