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Ridgemont senior killed in one car accident

Keegan McKee
Keegan McKee

A Ridgemont High School senior died this morning as a result of a one-car accident Thursday evening, south of Kenton.

Keegan McKee, 17, was pronounced dead at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

According to Hardin County Sheriff Keith Everhart, McKee was driving southbound on Ohio 292 near Township Road 206, at about 9:50 p.m., when she lost control of her car and drove off the west side of the roadway.

The vehicle struck several tree stumps, which caused it to roll multiple times, he said.

McKee, who was wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the car and sustained severe injuries. She was flown to St. Rita’s by Life Flight.

Ridgemont Schools was put on a two-hour delay today and counselors were being made available for students and staff.

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