A Harrison teen died Wednesday afternoon in a crash on Reily-Millville Road.
Kayla Duerler, 16, died of traumatic injuries, when the car collided with a large piece of machinery near the intersection of Bunker Hill Woods Road in Reily Twp., according to the coroner’s office.
Two others were injured in the crash. One person was transported by medical helicopter to an area hospital.
According to Chris Petrocy, spokesman for the Butler County Engineer’s Office, a county employee was operating a machine used for excavating ditch lines. Petrocy said the vehicle was on its way to Stateline-Center Road.
He declined to comment on the status of the employee.
“It is a sad, terrible situation,” he said.
The crash remains under investigation by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.