- Associated Press - Monday, April 6, 2015

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A 15-year-old Rapid City boy died and at least five other young people were injured after a police chase ended in the crash of a stolen car, authorities said Monday.

Robert Charging Dubray Jr. was killed and the others were hurt Sunday morning after the driver of the car failed to negotiate an intersection and the car rolled over, according to the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities have not said who was driving.

Dubray’s aunt, Lisa Andrews, visited the site Sunday to mourn and pray with her mother, Pam Rodriguez. She said her brother was killed in a drunken driving accident at the same intersection 15 years ago.

“Everyone is just having a hard time. He left at such a young age,” Andrews, a Rapid City resident, told the Rapid City Journal (https://bit.ly/1FvEasl ). “It’s hard for me, knowing I have a brother and a nephew that died in the same spot.”

Authorities have not released any details about what happened before the chase.

Rapid City police said the chase lasted about two minutes. Five of the seven juveniles in the car were taken to a hospital and treated for injuries ranging from minor to life-threatening.

A seventh person ran from the scene but was later located. It was not clear whether that person was injured.

One girl and six boys, ages 10 to 16, were in the car, authorities said.

Dubray’s death is the third fatality of a youth in the Black Hills region in a traffic-related incident in the past two weeks, according to the newspaper. Jeremiah Helton, 14, of Belle Fourche died in a rollover wreck in Butte County on March 25, and 18-year-old Nehemiah Larimer of Rapid City died after being struck by a car while riding a scooter last weekend.

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Information from: Rapid City Journal, https://www.rapidcityjournal.com

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