Former Miss Teen Rodeo Idaho killed in crash

Former Miss Teen Rodeo Idaho killed in crash

Keely Lance is a former Miss Teen Rodeo Idaho.

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by Associated Press & KTVB

KTVB.COM

Posted on September 3, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 4 at 4:08 PM

MENAN, Idaho -- Idaho State Police say one person was killed when six teenagers were thrown from a pickup truck in a crash in Menan, Jefferson County.

The crash happened at 11:45 p.m. Sunday on the Menan-Lorenzo Highway where police say the driver lost control on a curve. The pickup went off the right shoulder and overturned.

According to police, the driver and all five passengers were ejected. None of the occupants were wearing seat belts.

Eighteen-year-old Keely Lance, of Rigby, was pronounced dead at the scene. She is a former Miss Teen Rodeo Idaho.

Nineteen-year-old passenger Trevor Davis, of Rigby, was flown to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

The 19-year-old driver, Timothy Merrill, of Rigby, and the other passengers, were transported to the hospital by ground ambulance.

The crash investigation is continuing.

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