2 Teens Killed In Crash In Maury County

Posted at 12:45 PM, Mar 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 16:53:31-04

Two teens have been killed in a single-car crash in Maury County.

Authorities said the crash happened Thursday when two teen males, ages 15 and 17, were traveling in a car southbound on Theta Pike in Columbia.

Officials said the driver attempted to take a curve but overcorrected, hit a bridge, and went through a fence.

The vehicle then flipped and caught on fire. Authorities said the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected.

Officials confirmed both juveniles died at the scene.



Their names and ages had not been released. Officials said the 15-year-old was homeschooled, and the 17-year-old was a student at Spring Hill High School.

Speed has been considered a factor in the crash. No further details were known as officials continued the investigation.