- Associated Press - Sunday, February 21, 2021

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Three teenagers have been killed and a fourth hospitalized following a single-vehicle rollover crash west of Billings.

A 16-year-old boy and 18-year-old female, both from Billings, died when the Chevy Equinox they were in rolled and struck a fence Friday night, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.

The 17-year-old boy who had been driving the vehicle died Saturday of his injuries, The Billings Gazette reported. A fourth occupant, a 17-year-old boy, was hospitalized, authorities said.

All four teenagers were from Billings. The 16-year-old boy was the only one not wearing a seatbelt.

Speed and road conditions were considered factors in the crash, which remains under investigation, according to the highway patrol.

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