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Two teens killed in Scott County crash

SCOTT COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — A Friday morning crash killed two teenagers in Scott County.

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded after a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Jacob Justice of Scottsburg went off the road while traveling on Jack Morgan Road near State Road 256 outside of Austin. Investigators said the vehicle went off of the west side of the road, flipped and hit several wooden fence poles.

Justice, along with 16-year-old Cameron Prestegui of Austin, were killed in the crash. Investigators said Justice was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle.

17-year-old Jonathan Brown of Austin was wearing a seatbelt in the back seat. He was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Indiana State Police sent a crash reconstruction team to the scene.