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Car plunges into creek, 4 teens killed

Four teenagers are killed when the vehicle they were riding in plunged into a creek in Will County.

The victims attended Wilmington High School, and were between 15 and 17 years old. Two of the victims were boys.


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WGN-TV’s SkyCam9 is over the scene of a car that was recently pulled from a creek in rural Will County, Ill., near Wilmington. There are reports that this is a fatal accident.

Emergency crews pulled a car from a creek in rural Will County near Wilmington, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

The car was near Warner Bridge and Ballou roads, according to Will County sheriff’s spokesman Ken Kaupas. The area is near Wilmington and Manteno.

wilmington-axThe Chicago Tribune reports that four teenagers were inside of the vehicle and that all of them were killed.

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