Grand Prairie police investigating fatal crash that left teen dead, four others injured

Created: 30 August 2021 30 August 2021

Grand Prairie, TX - A guardrail collision left one teenager dead and four other occupants of a car injured after a traffic accident in Grand Prairie on Friday night.

The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating the collision, which happened at around 10:14 p.m. on westbound Interstate 20 near Highway 161. The driver of a Mercury car was speeding when they lost control and hit a guardrail, according to a Grand Prairie Police Department news release.

A 17-year-old passenger died after being taken to a hospital. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified him as Derrick Hall II, of Duncanville.

The other four people who were in the car are expected to survive, police said.

Source: FT Worth Star-Telegram

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