Boy dies following Fulton County crash


DELTA — A Wauseon boy has died following a crash in York Township last week.

The Toledo Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash on County Road 10 at County Road E in York Township Thursday at 6:58 p.m.

A 2018 Mitsubishi SUV was southbound on County Road 10 driven by Baylor Barnum, 21, Louisville, Kentucky. A 2015 Jeep SUV, driven by Jasmine Torbet, 36, Wauseon was eastbound on County Road E.

According to the patrol, Barnum failed to yield the right of way, and struck Torbet. Barnum’s vehicle overturned.

Torbet and her passenger were taken by ground ambulance to Toledo Hospital. Her passenger, Karson Torbet, 7, died Saturday from his injuries. Torbet was a second grader at Wauseon Primary School.

Barnum suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Fulton County Health Center.

The patrol was assisted on scene by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, Wauseon Police Department and Delta Community Fire Department.

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