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OHP: Excessive Speed Caused Crash That Killed Bloom-Carroll H.S. Student

Apr 13, 2018

Leah Jackson
Credit everipedia.org

The Ohio Highway Patrol says a Bloom-Carroll high school student charged in the traffic-crash death of her classmate was driving more than 90 miles-per-hour when the accident happened last month. 

16-year-old Katie Jumper faces multiple delinquency counts in the March death of 15-year-old Leah Jackson. Troopers say excessive speed caused Jumper to veer off of Plum Road near Havensport Road and hit a tree. Troopers say drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash.