Loading…
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Sunday, 3/9/2014

Toledo teenager dies in car accident

BLAE STAFF

A Toledo teenager died Sunday evening when her car spun out of control on Richards Road in West Toledo, striking a tree and throwing her from her 1998 Saturn, police said.

The victim, Theresa Brazzel, 18, was pronounced dead at 6:32 p.m. at the University of Toledo Medical Center, the former Medical College of Ohio.

Police said Ms. Brazzel was northbound on Richards at a high rate of speed shortly before 5 p.m. when she drove off the right side of the road and struck a tree. The impact spun her car around at least twice.

Ms. Brazzel, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the car and landed in the intersection with Amsterdam Road. 

Her car came to a rest against a utility pole. The crash occurred five blocks south of Dorr Street.

Police said Ms. Brazzel sustained multiple injuries.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories