Monroe police continuing its investigation of fatal crash involving teenager

MONROE — Police are continuing to investigate a fatal crash that claimed the life of a Middletown teenager last week.

The Butler County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Benjamin Wayne Maidon, 15, of Middletown, who died in a crash reported about 10:14 p.m. Nov. 10 in the 6100 block of Hamilton-Middletown Road (Ohio 4), near Apple Knoll Lane.

The preliminary cause of death was the result of a head trauma after an autopsy was conducted last week.

At the time of the crash, Monroe police reported there were other occupants in the vehicle also transported to a local hospital for serious injuries.

Monroe Police Chief Bob Buchanan declined to comment on the investigation as the crash report had not yet been completed.

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