St. Louis Public Radio News
3:26 am
Fri January 2, 2009

Two teens dead after joyride wreck

St. Louis – Two teenagers died Friday morning and four others were injured after a wreck in north St. Louis County near the suburb of Black Jack.

St. Louis County Police say a 14-year-old Brenden Jenkins was driving his parents' car with some friends when he lost control and crashed just before 3 a.m.

Police spokeswoman Tracy Panus said no one in the vehicle was wearing a seatbelt when it struck a sewer culvert and overturned.

The driver died at the scene. Later Friday morning a second boy, 15-year-old Anthony Dunlap died at a hospital.