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Seneca East HS mourns 2 brothers killed in crash

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Two teenage brothers are dead after a car crash in Seneca County. It happened Thursday in Reed Township, east of Tiffin, at the intersection of Township Roads 79 and 8.

Phillip and Dillon Bollinger were students at Seneca East High School. Phillip was 17. His younger brother was 15.

School let out for the summer last Thursday, but the boys' principal says the boys were on their way home from school Thursday after helping out at a basketball camp when they died.

"Not 20 minutes before they were out here working with our little kids, but that's just the type of kids that they were. They were very selfless," says Principal Don Vogt.

Ohio State Highway Patrol says Phillip was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier north on Township Road 79, when he ran a stop sign and crashed into an SUV which was headed east on Township Road 8.

Troopers say the driver of the SUV and its three passengers suffered injuries but they're okay.

The Bollinger brothers died on the scene.

Principal Vogt says Phillip would've been a senior in the fall. Dillon would've been a sophomore.

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