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3 teenagers die in crash east of Altus

Posted at 1:53 PM, Feb 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-15 15:01:03-05

ALTUS, Okla. (AP) -- The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says three teenagers were killed when the car they were in crashed near Altus.

The OHP said an 18-year-old; a 17-year-old; and a 15-year-old -- all from Altus -- died in the accident about 3 p.m. Sunday.

The OHP says the three were in a car traveling southbound on a county road just east of Altus when the car went off the roadway and struck a culvert.

A suspected cause of the crash was not immediately released.

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