Teenager dead, another seriously injured after car strikes tree in Kenosha County

KENOSHA COUNTY -- An 18-year-old man is dead and a 16-year-old boy is seriously injured after their car crashed into a tree Wednesday morning in Kenosha County.

It happened just east of 100th Avenue and Highway E (12th Street) around 7:30 a.m.

According to the Kenosha County Sheriff's Office,  an 18-year-old man was driving eastbound in an SUV -- lost control and struck a tree on the north side of Highway E. 

His passenger, a 16-year-old boy, suffered a serious injury and was transported by Flight for Life to Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee.  

The Sheriff's Office was still at the scene investigating as of 10:55 a.m. Wednesday.

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