A vehicle in western New York ran a stop sign and struck a tree, killing four teens, authorities said Sunday.
New York State Police said the crash, which was reported at 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the town of Burns also injured a 16-year-old girl who was a passenger in the front seat and was the only one in the vehicle wearing a seat belt.
“We are deeply saddened to share the tragic news that three Dansville High School students lost their lives early Saturday morning in a motor vehicle accident, the Dansville School District said Saturday.
Police said the jeep drove off the road and struck the tree after running a stop sign at a T-intersection. The vehicle came to rest in an embankment. The district said counselors would be at the high school Sunday, Monday and Tuesday to support students and staff.