CORTLAND, Ind.–Four teenagers are dead because of a crash Saturday night in Jackson County.
They had all been at a friend’s birthday party when the SUV they were riding in broke down on State Road 258 west of Seymour.
The Seymour Tribune says the teenagers were pushing the SUV when they were hit by a car driven by Elizabeth Watson.
Three of the four people who died as a result of the wreck were pronounced dead at the scene. They were Jenna Helton, 14, and Nevaeh Law, 14, both of Seymour, and Brittany Watson, 15, of Brownstown.
A fourth teenager, Martin Martinez, 16, of Seymour was taken a hospital in Indianapolis where he died.
Elizabeth Watson is not related to Brittany Watson. Elizabeth has not been cited and was not injured.
Four other teenagers were also hurt. Police are still looking into it.
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