TRAGIC CAR ACCIDENT REPORTED IN WOODBURY – TEENAGER KILLED FRIENDS INJURED
Woodbury Police reported a single vehicle car crash on Saturday, March 13, 2021 that left one teenager dead and four injured. At 11 p.m. Saturday, a 2015 Honda Accord veered off of Settlers Ridge Parkway at Sundance Lane in Woodbury.
A 17-year-old East Ridge High School student died in the car accident, according to Woodbury police. Four other students in the vehicle were injured. All of the teenage boys were 17 and attending East Ridge High School.
The car hit a tree, and the force of the impact split the car in two. The one teenager was ejected from the car and died at the scene. The driver was taken to Woodwinds Hospital, and his condition is not known. Three others in the car were taken to Regions Hospital, where they remain in serious but stable condition. Police did not release other details.
Classmates of the boys and school officials were stunned by the crash, and an impromptu memorial area sprung up at the site of the accident, with flowers and signs. The South Washington County School District is providing grief support services to students.
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