One teen killed, two others injured in car accident

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Posted on December 16, 2012 at 12:38 PM

Updated Sunday, Dec 16 at 1:35 PM

GOOCHLAND CO.-- One Poquoson teen is dead, and two other passengers are injured after the car they were traveling in ran off the road on I-64 Friday night.

18-year-old Rhys Ritter was driving a 1998 silver Mercedes SUV when it hit an embankment and overturned on I-64 west in Goochland County.

Ritter was killed. Another passenger, 18-year-old Timothy Watson was severely injured and taken to the hospital. A third passenger, a 17-year-old male was treated at the hospital for minor injuries.

All three teenagers were not wearing their seatbelts.

State Police confirmed that alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

No other car was involved in the accident.

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