Investigators release new details in Boone Co. crash that killed two teens


BOONE COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) -Investigators released new information in the crash Sunday that killed two Boone County teens.

The crash happened around 1 a.m.  near 1750 West 800 North near Lebanon.  The vehicle reportedly left the road and hit a tree head on.

Investigators say the two 18-year-old boys, Jacob Shockley and Richard Penny Jr. both were wearing seatbelts but died of multiple blunt force trauma.

According to the Boone County Sheriff’s investigators, excessive speed was a factor. Police estimate the vehicle was traveling 65 mph before impact.

Toxicology tests were performed but police say those results will take about three weeks.


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