A teenager was thrown from a car and died in a crash in Caroline County

CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A 17-year-old boy is dead after police say he was ejected from his vehicle during a crash in Caroline County.

According to Virginia State Police, a 2001 Ford Explorer was traveling southbound on Glensville Road near Murohi Lane at a high rate of speed on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 22, when the driver lost control and swerved. The car left the right side of the road, crashed into a group of trees and overturned.

Golansville Road and Murphy Lane in Caroline County

The driver, John Holtzman, 18, of Milford, was taken to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries. The passenger, a 17-year-old boy from Milford, was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he later died.

This accident is under investigation by the Virginia State Police.

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