Teen accused in crash that killed Greenon student in court


A Greenon High School student charged in connection with a fatal crash that killed another student in October 2017 appeared in court Tuesday.

Andrew J. Scott, 16, denied charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular manslaughter in the Clark County Juvenile Court.

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Scott faces a possible sentence that could include being held at the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center or being placed on probation, as well as suspension of his driver’s license.

A pre-trial hearing has been set for April 3.

Kendal “Kenny” DePhillip, a junior, died while a passenger in a car allegedly driven by Scott that crashed shortly before 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, on Fowler Road between Rebert Pike and Broadway Road in Clark County.

Scott allegedly went off the right side of the road, clipped a telephone pole and then hit another pole, Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said. Scott sustained non-life threatening injuries, troopers said.

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DePhillip was the third Greenon student to die in a fatal crash last fall in a few months. His death followed a crash in August that killed David Waag and Connor Williams, both Greenon students.



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