DAMASCUS, Md. (WJZ) — Three Montgomery County teenagers died after authorities say the pickup truck they were riding in struck a tree in Damascus late Tuesday night.
A Ford F-250 driven by Jacob Tyler Dennis, 17, of Boyds, was heading south on Burnt Hill Road near Kingstead Road about 11:30 p.m. when it veered off the road and slammed head-on into a tree, according to the Montgomery County Police Department.
Dennis and passenger Patrick Andrew Shifflett, 18, of Laytonsville, were pronounced dead at the scene. A second passenger, Cary Maurice Greene, 17, of Clarksburg, was rushed to Suburban Hospital where he died of his injuries.
Police are still trying to figure out why the truck left the road. Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call police at 240-773-6620.