15-Year-old dies after losing control of pickup truck

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UPDATE -- April 29:

DATELAND, Ariz. -- Jose Martinez-Macias was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision and was ejected from the vehicle.

Three other occupants of the vehicle, also juveniles, were uninjured.

The cause of the incident is still under investigation.

Any witnesses are asked to contact the Yuma County Sheriff's Office.


DATELAND, Ariz. -- A 15-year-old boy died after he lost control of his pickup truck and crashed in Dateland, Ariz., Thursday afternoon.

Dateland is 60 miles east of Yuma.

According to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office, the teen was driving a 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck with three juvenile passengers.

The truck was eastbound on Glendale Road when the driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway, struck a berm and rolled.

The driver sustained fatal injuries.

There is no word on the condition of the passengers.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.