A minor and a woman were tragically killed in a single-vehicle accident on Friday evening, according to authorities.
The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. on a rural stretch of road in the vicinity. An initial investigation suggests that the driver of the vehicle, a minor, lost control of the car and went off the roadway, crashing into a tree.
The minor, who has yet to be identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, a woman, was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. She died shortly thereafter.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation, and authorities have yet to comment on whether speed or alcohol may have been factors. Additionally, it is not known at this time if the minor was wearing a seatbelt or if any other safety measures were taken.
The incident has shaken the local community, with many residents expressing shock and sadness at the loss of life. Those affected by the tragedy are being urged to seek support and counseling to help them cope with their grief.
Our thoughts are with all those impacted by this tragic event.