A 17-year-old Ridgefield High School student died and another was injured in a single-car crash on a rural Clark County road Wednesday night.
The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. at NW Main and 291st streets, near the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge. The 17-year-old driver was taken to the hospital. His passenger, Tanner Kaine Trosko, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials told KOIN 6 News the driver was trying to make a 90-degree turn and lost control, flipped over and landed on its top. The teen was driving a 1960 Ford F-25 pickup truck.
The driver is the son of the owner of TLC Towing. That company has a contract with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, and because of that, the Vancouver Police Department was asked to lead the investigation.
Many students learned of the teen’s death through social media.
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