A 19-year-old killed in a St. Clair Twp. crash on Saturday night was a student at Butler Tech who was set to graduate tonight.
The school tweeted on Sunday that Brayden Leaker, 19, of Hamilton, was a senior construction student.
Graduation is scheduled for tonight at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati. The school is planning to recognize Leaker by inviting his family to accept the first certificate of the evening.
According to the sheriff’s office, the car was traveling north on Hamilton Eaton Road around 9:45 p.m. when it went off the road and down an embankment striking a tree. According to initial reports, at least one person was possibly trapped in the wreckage.
Leaker was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash while the driver and a second passenger were taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.
We are very sad to share the tragic news that Brayden Leaker, a senior Construction student, passed away in a car accident on Saturday evening. We will be opening up D. Russel Lee Sunday evening from 5-7pm for staff and students to offer time to remember Brayden. pic.twitter.com/AlqeII1zf5— Butler Tech (@ButlerTech) May 12, 2019