- Associated Press - Thursday, April 5, 2018

IRMO, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina authorities say three teens have died after crashing a stolen car during a police chase.

Six teens were in the speeding car around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday when they were spotted by officers who tried to stop them, according to a news release from Irmo Police Capt. Courtney Dennis. The driver lost control during the chase and hit a tree in the town of Irmo northwest of Columbia.

Authorities say none of the teens, who were between the ages of 13 and 18, were wearing seatbelts.


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The three teens who survived were injured. Their names have not been released.

Dennis said one of the teens had a gun. The car had been stolen from Columbia.



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