Teen killed, 4 hurt in high-speed Kansas crash

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HIAWATHA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was killed and four others were hurt when a speeding car crashed in northeast Kansas.

It happened at around midnight Sunday at Horned Owl Road and Route 36, west of Hiawatha. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports a Toyota Corolla was traveling at a high rate of speed when the 17-year-old driver lost control. The car went into a ditch and then went airborne and landed on its top.

A passenger in the car, Ian Miller, of Hiawatha, died at the scene. 

The driver and two passengers, a 15-year-old girl and an 18-year-old male, were hospitalized with potentially serious injuries. A 19-year-old male passenger had minor injuries.

The patrol's online crash log states the person who had minor injuries was the only one wearing a seat belt. 

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