ALTUS, Okla. – Authorities are investigating the cause of a crash that claimed the life of a 12-year-old and injured several other juveniles.
The incident happened Friday, around 10:45 p.m., on East County Road 166, approximately two miles south of Altus.
According to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the cause of the crash is under investigation, however, a 12-year-old boy was flown to the hospital, but later died from his injuries.
A 12-year-old girl and 13-year-old girl were taken to the hospital in serious condition, and a 14-year-old girl was admitted to a hospital in critical condition.
The report states a 17-year-old female and 18-year-old male were treated for injuries and released.