Teens identified in crash that left 1 dead, other in critical condition near Orr

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Published: Nov. 16, 2023 at 4:22 AM CST
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1:30 PM UPDATE -- The teens involved in a deadly car crash Wednesday evening have been identified.

According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Travon Boshey, 17, of Tower was driving the car at the time of the crash.

Authorities pronounced him dead at the scene.

Passenger Matthew Goggleye, 17, of Nett Lake was transported by helicopter to a Duluth hospital in critical condition.

There is still no word on what caused the accident.

NEAR ORR, MN. (Northern News Now) - One teen is dead and another teen is in critical condition following a car accident near Orr, Minnesota.

Officers responded to a report of a car accident at 6:54 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

A car was traveling westbound on Nett Lake Road southwest of Orr when it went off the road, flipped, and hit a tree.

Authorities found two teenage boys in the car.

The teen driving was pronounced dead at the scene, while the teenaged passenger was taken by helicopter to a Duluth hospital in serious condition.

Authorities suspect the car was speeding before the crash.

Both teens were wearing seatbelts.

The names of the teenage boys have not been released yet.

The accident is under investigation by the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office and the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.

This is a developing story. Check back later for more information.

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