17-year-old dies in crash on I-20 in Grand Prairie

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Grand Prairie News

The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred late Friday night on W IH-20 near Highway 161.

At approximately 10:14 P.M., the driver of a Mercury passenger car was traveling west on IH-20 at a high rate of speed with four other occupants, lost control, and collided with a guardrail.

All five occupants were transported to a local hospital for injuries. A 17-year-old male passenger later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The four other occupants are expected to survive.

The identity of the deceased will be released by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office once the next of kin has been notified.

This crash remains under investigation.