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Falmouth High School Student Killed, Another Seriously Injured In Crash

FALMOUTH (CBS) – A Falmouth High School student was killed and another was seriously injured in a car crash Thursday night.

Falmouth Police responded to the single car crash in the woods off Thomas Landers Road and found two occupants trapped inside.

The driver, a 17-year-old from East Falmouth, succumbed to injuries he sustained in the crash. His passenger was flown to Rhode Island Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Falmouth High School athletic director says the two students involved in the crash are members of the boys' ice hockey team.

State Police accident reconstruction teams are assisting with the investigation. "The vehicle went off the road, for reasons still under investigation, and struck a tree," a State Police spokesman said.

No other information has been released.

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