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Two Teens Killed In Crash

LAKE WORTH, FL (WFLX) Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies are looking for clues in a deadly crash that took the lives of two Palm Beach County teens in Lake Worth.

It happened around 5am, Saturday on Lake Osborne Drive.

Deputies said 17-year-old Luis Betancourt lost control of his truck and slammed into a tree.

The accdient killed 16-year-old Ubana Hernandez Molina and 18-year-old Vicente Huerta.

Authorities believe alcohol or drugs were involved, but are investigating other factors as well.

"We're going to be looking into the weather factor to see if that's an issue, said Palm Beach County Sheriff's Sgt. John Churchill.  "We'll look also into (the) mechanical factors, issues of driver fatigue or something of that nature."

Paramedics rushed another passenger, 18-year-old Amando Nava, to the hospital with serious injuries.

Betancourt and a fourth passenger had only minor injuries.

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