Three Lake Wales HS students involved in car crash, one fatal

LAKE WALES - Three teens were injured in a serious car crash Friday, Lake Wales police say.

Around 5:20 p.m. Friday Lake Wales Fire crews along with Polk EMS responded J A Wiltshire Avenue and A Street. According to officials the Chevrolet Cavalier was headed down J A Wiltshire Avenue when the driver lost control of the SUV and drifted off the roadway hitting a tree.

The 17 year old driver, Keyshawn Johnson, was taken to Lake Wales Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries and was treated and released.

Crews transported the front seat passenger, Lee Luzon, 17, to Lakeland Regional Medical Center where he remains in critical condition.

Omar Ontiveros, 17, the back seat passenger, was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center where he died Sunday from the injuries he sustained in the crash.

All three teens attend Lake Wales High School.

Grief counselors will be available to students Monday morning. No charges have been filed in the crash.

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