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Published: Monday, 12/9/2002

Teenage driver dies in one-car accident

ANTWERP, Ohio — An Antwerp teen died early yesterday morning in a one-car crash in rural Paulding County.

Ricky L. Brown, Jr., 17, died when his car hit a utility pole on State Rt. 49, just north of State Rt. 111, in Harrison Township. As a result of the 3 a.m. accident, power was out for several hours in nearby Antwerp.

The Paulding County Sheriff's Department reported that it was the ninth traffic fatality this year. No other details were available.

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