Feb. 14: Joseph Adams, 19, a 2002 Lemon-Monroe High School graduate, and his passenger, Kristen Norris, a 17-year-old Middletown High School senior, were killed when Adams' vehicle crashed into a utility pole in Middletown at an estimated 96 mph.
Feb. 16: Timothy Justin Hoff, 19, of Franklin, was killed and his passenger, Bethany Riley, a 17-year-old Franklin High School junior, was critically injured when his vehicle crashed into a tree in Franklin. Police said excessive speed and bald tires were factors. Bethany remained in serious condition Thursday at Miami Valley Hospital.
Feb. 22: Dominic C. Broderick, an 18-year-old Lakota West High School senior, was killed when his vehicle struck another car, then a utility pole in West Chester Township. Police said speed was not a factor but Broderick was intoxicated while he tried to pass another vehicle in a no-passing zone.
Feb. 27: Andy Ramsey, 17, was killed in a crash on Interstate 71 south of Columbus. Reading High School classmate Joey Wilson, 17, was driving. A car pulled in front of him and he lost control. Wilson's vehicle struck a guard rail and landed on its side. Ramsey, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected and died at the scene. Wilson, who was wearing his seat belt, was treated for minor injuries. At last check, prosecutors were trying to determine whether anyone would be charged.
Feb. 29: Christopher D. Voll, 18, of Delhi Township, was killed when he lost control of his vehicle on Covedale Avenue in West Price Hill and struck a tree. Police blamed excessive speed.
March 10: Benjamin Foulke, 17, of Deerfield Township, was killed when he went "four-wheeling" in a field behind Western Row Golf Course in Mason. Two friends suffered minor injuries.
Source: Police records, interviews