Child, Two Teens Killed in Vehicle Accident on Alabama Highway 189


January 09, 2019

KINSTON, AL. – According to an online news report from dothaneagle.com, a child and two teenagers were killed in a vehicle crash on Alabama Highway 189 near Kinston, Alabama.* 

18-year-old Jakan Kyle, of Elba, Alabama, was driving a 2010 Mercedes Benz on Highway 189. About one mile north of Kinston, the Mercedes collided with a 1987 Chevrolet 6500 truck. It is not clear what caused the crash. 

Kinston and another teenager in the Mercedes, 19-year-old Quentin Deshaun Bryan, of Elba, died at the scene. A juvenile passenger in the Mercedes also died at the scene. This passenger has not been identified. 

It is not clear whether the driver of the Chevy truck, who has not been identified, was injured in the crash. Authorities are still investigating this collision, and no additional information has been reported at this time. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that teenagers in the United States die in higher numbers from car crashes than anything else. More than 2,300 teens between the ages of 16 and 19 died in car crashes in the United States in 2015. This equals six teenage fatalities every day. In 2016, more than 235,000 teenagers ages 16 to 19 were treated in emergency rooms vehicle crash injuries. 

The CDC and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report that vehicle crashes in the are also the leading cause of death for children ages 2 to 14 years in the United States. In 2015, 663 children aged 12 or younger lost their lives in car crashes. In 2014, more than 121,000 children 12 years or younger were injured in car crashes. 

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Source:
https://www.dothaneagle.com/news/local/people-including-one-juvenile-die-in-accident-near-kinston-sunday/article_411b0890-0d04-11e9-997e-0b74f71223ac.html
https://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/teen_drivers/teendrivers_factsheet.html
https://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/child_passenger_safety/cps-factsheet.html

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