Mooers, NY- A 14-year-old is dead and three other minors seriously injured in a single-car crash that happened early Sunday morning.
Police say the 14-year-old, from Rouses Point, was driving west on Depot Street at high speed when he lost control during a turn and went off the north shoulder of the road, hitting multiple trees in the crash.
Three other passengers in the car, a 14-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl from Mooers, and a 13-year-old girl from Champlain, were brought to CVPH by EMS and then brought to UVM Medical Center. According to police, all three are listed as stable but in critical condition.
The 14-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, and an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow at Glens Falls Hospital.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.
Update (11-22-23): New York State Police announced the results of the autopsy and the manner of death has been ruled an accident, the other three passengers are still in the hospital at UVM Medical Center but are in stable condition and being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.