- Associated Press - Monday, March 13, 2017

JASPER, Ga. (AP) - A community is mourning after a 16-year-old boy was killed in a Pickens County car crash.

The Pickens County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that Jordan Simonds was driving Saturday afternoon on a road in Jasper when the crash happened. The crash only involved one vehicle.

Simonds was killed in the crash. A passenger, who was also a juvenile, was injured and was flown to Kennestone hospital.

Further details haven’t been released. The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the incident.

The PCSO says Simonds was a sophomore at Pickens High School and played on the football team.

Media outlets report that a vigil was held Sunday evening at the Pickens High School football stadium.

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