POSTED: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 1:20pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 2:20pm
RAPIDES PARISH, LA (NBC33) — A single-vehicle crash killed two young teens and injured five other teens in Rapides Parish on Monday.
Troopers responded to the crash on Row Gully Road around 9:00 p.m. The accident involved an SUV, driven by a 16-year-old teenager of Pineville, LA.
Because the teen was speeding, the jeep became airborne when it ran over a hill crest.
The driver lost control, and the car ran off the road, hitting a large tree.
The driver suffered minor injuries. Four of his passengers also suffered moderate injuries.
Two of the driver’s teenage passengers were pronounced dead.
They are identified as Logan Cameron Ammons, 17, of Ball, LA; and Christain Gage Lavallie 15, of Pineville, LA.
Routine toxicology tests are pending. The crash remains under investigation. Police say that the crash was not weather related.