A 16-year-old Alliance boy has died and another teen has been hospitalized in a crash near Alliance
ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) - A 16-year-old Alliance boy has died and another teen has been hospitalized in a crash near Alliance.
Alliance radio station KCOW-AM reports (http://bit.ly/ZQpM7S) that Deion Hitchcock died in the Thursday night crash.
Investigators say Hitchcock was driving a sport utility vehicle southbound on state Highway 87 when he lost control around 8:30 p.m. The SUV went into the east ditch and hit a power pole.
Investigator say Hitchcock was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle and killed. A passenger, 18-year old Crystal Pannell of Alliance, was taken to Box Butte General Hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.
Information from: KCOW-AM, http://www.kcowradio.com
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