Teen killed in Elkhart County crash, two others injured
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - A 17-year-old from Elkhart is dead and two other teens are in the hospital after a car crash in Elkhart County.
It happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night.
The driver, 18-year-old Ruby Barcenas of Elkhart, was going east on CR 108 E near Bristol when it left the road and struck a tree.
The passenger in the front seat, 17-year-old Juan Avalos, Jr., was pronounced dead on the scene.
Police say he was not wearing a seatbelt.
Barcenas neck and hip injuries.
The backseat passenger, 18-year-old Alan Gomez of Goshen, suffered a head injury.
The crash is still under investigation.
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