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Accident still under investigation

THE TRIBUNE/JESSICA ST JAMES A worker is seen fixing cable lines to a black Honda early Thursday morning at the five mile marker of 141. The driver of the Honda Adam Kuehne failed to negotiate a turn while traveling west bound State Route 141 and crossed into a white Pontiac car traveling eastbound. Kuehne was pronounced dead at the scene.

KITTS HILL — A fatal accident that claimed the life of a Rock Hill High School student remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

At around 7 a.m. Thursday, a 1995 Honda Civic driven by Adam Kuehne, 18, of 1277 Township Road, Kitts Hill, was traveling west of State Route 141 and went out of control in a curve.

The car slid left of center striking an eastbound 2007 Pontiac G6 driven by Brandi L. Jenkins, 27, of 6496 State Route 141, Kitts Hill.

The Civic then flew across a ditch and hit an embankment, according to Lt. Michael Gore of the patrol.

Jenkins received minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene. Jaycee Jenkins, 7, was a passenger in her car and also received minor injuries. Kuehne was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lawrence County Coroner’s Office. He was alone in the vehicle.

The accident happened four-tenths of a mile east of milepost 5. Kuehne was alone in the car. Investigating officer was Trooper Robert McClelland.