Waynedale High School golfer dies three days after head-on car crash

Deven “Deegan” Bee died Wednesday morning in Akron Children’s Hospital, three days after he sustained serious injuries in a head-on car crashthe Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed.

The crash occurred around 10:30 am Sunday in Medina County, said Sgt. Ray Santiago, a spokesperson for the Ohio Highway Patrol.

Bee, 16, was driving south in a 2007 Toyota Yaris when the vehicle veered left of the double yellow center lines to pass a vehicle ahead of him, Santiago said.

At the same time, 34-year-old Christine Seibel of Lodi was traveling north in a 2019 Ford Flex with her 5-year-old and 7-year-old children. Their vehicle was struck head-on by Bee’s vehicle, he said.

Bee’s vehicle caught fire after the collision, Santiago said, quickly spreading to Seibel’s vehicle.