Officials say teen may have died from drinking racing fuel and Mountain Dew

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GREENBRIER, Tenn. -– A Tennessee teenager who died last week may have consumed a mixture of racing fuel and Mountain Dew, according to police

Logan Stephenson, 16, died on Thursday. According to Greenbrier Police Chief K.D. Smith, Stephenson and a friend started drinking the concoction Wednesday.

Stephenson was found unresponsive the next morning, reports WZTV.

“They noticed the color of his skin had changed and he started having a seizure. His hands started drawing up,” Smith told WZTV.

Stephenson’s friend who was in a coma at an area hospital after reportedly drinking the same mixture was pronounced dead on Monday.

Two other teens have admitted to drinking the same mixture of racing fuel and Mountain Dew.

Police are awaiting the results of a report from a medical examiner to learn Stephenson’s exact cause of death.

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