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Sixteen-Year-Old Dies In Rollover

Mon., July 21, 1997, midnight

A 16-year-old boy who had been drinking alcohol and wasn’t wearing his seat belt was killed in a car crash Saturday at First and Crestline, Spokane Police said.

The boy was driving westbound on First about 7 p.m. at more than 50 mph when his vehicle struck a parked, unoccupied car and rolled. The boy was thrown from the car and suffered massive head injuries, police spokesman Dick Cottam said.

A 17-year-old boy who was a passenger suffered minor cuts. He was wearing his seat belt, Cottam said.

Police have not released the identities of the two boys. , DataTimes

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