Teen dies, three others injured in car wreck

Posted at 1:51 PM, Nov 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-24 23:06:04-05

A teen died in a car wreck Wednesday morning.

According to police, a car was seen speeding through a neighborhood near 96th Street and Spring Valley Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

The car was going north on Spring Valley Road when the driver lost control. Police said the Chevy slid passenger side first into a tree.

There were four people inside the car.

Police said the front passenger, a teen, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was later identified as DeShawn Colbert, 16, of Kansas City, Missouri.

The driver and two other passengers were taken to area hospitals with serious injuries, but they’re listed in stable condition. 



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