A single car crash in Bowleys Quarters on Wednesday early morning claimed the life of two teenagers from Baltimore County and critically injures one other teen.
The killed victims were identified as 17-year-old Alejandro Santiago Wine from the 300 block of Townsend Road, the driver, and 17-year-old Ryan James Boothe from the 400 block of Wolfe St., a front seat passenger. The injured victim was 17-year-old Robert Morris III from the first block of Plateau Road.
All three of the victims were students of Kenwood High School in Essex.
Kenwood Principal Paul D. Martin said on Wednesday that their school is a close –knit community and their faculty takes these kinds of incidents very hard and they just band together to surpass the tragedy.
Wine and Morris are entering their senior year whilst Boothe is entering his junior year.
Martin added that they will work together with the school staff to help Morris ‘settle in’ after he recovers.
The tragic accident had happened at around 1:26 in the morning on Wednesday at Bowleys Quarters and New Section roads, according to Susan Hunt, the police spokeswoman.
She added that a 1993 Chevrolet Cavalier was going north on Bowleys Quarters Road in a hig speed when the vehicle crossed the center line and stared spinning and again crossed the center line where it hit two utility poles.
Bothe Wine and Boothe were pronounced dead on the scene and Morris was in critical condition and was rushed to John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for medical attention, said the police.
Julia Hardgrove, a police spokeswoman, said that alcohol did not play a role in the accident.
The crash is still in an ongoing investigation by the Baltimore County police. No one else was reported to be harmed in the incident.
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