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Tag: Five Mile Drive

April
14th

Police say speed appears to be factor in Point Defiance crash that killed 1 of 4 teens in car Friday

Speed appears to have been a factor in a crash at Point Defiance Park that killed a teenage boy Friday night, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.

Investigators are waiting for test results to see if alcohol was a factor in the crash, Cool said.

The boy’s identity has not yet been released.

He was one of four teenagers – between the ages of 15 and 17 – traveling in the car about 4:45 p.m. Friday along Five Mile Drive, when the 17-year-old driver lost control of the vehicle and it hit a tree, Cool said.

The boy who died

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