14-year-old killed, other injured in DeKalb County car crash

AUBURN, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old is dead and two other teenagers have been injured in a vehicle crash in northeastern Indiana.

The DeKalb County sheriff’s office says the crash happened just before 7 p.m. Saturday on County Road 59. Authorities say the car the was traveling north when it ran off the road. The driver lost control of the vehicle, which hit a concrete sign and flipped over. The 14-year-old was a passenger in the front seat.

The driver was a 16-year-old who suffered a collapsed lung and shoulder injury. The 15-year-old backseat passenger suffered scratches. An investigation is ongoing.