Canfield teen killed early today in two-car crash

Canfield teen killed early today in two-car crash

A Canfield teenager was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Wakeman Township early Thursday.

Caitlin Yager, 19, was in the back seat and not wearing a seat belt when another driver lost control of a vehicle that struck the Yager’s vehicle head-on.

According to the Sandusky Register newspaper, Jordan Zartman, 20, of Tiffin was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu on US Route 20 west of Fitchville River Road. The crash occurred about 12:30 a.m.

His vehicle struck a 2003 Chrysler Concord driven by Richard Yager, 59, of Canfield. Carol Yager, 57, and Matthew Yager, 23, along with Caitlin were passengers in the car. All suffered serious injuries.

Breanna Zartman, 24, was a back-seat passenger in the Malibu, was not wearing a seatbelt and also was seriously injured. Jordan was wearing a safety belt and sustained non-incapacitating injuries in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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