16-year-old driver killed in St. Johns County crash Thursday

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ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A 16-year-old from St. Augustine was killed Thursday in a wrong-way crash on A1A (South Ponte Vedra Boulevard) at Beach Side Drive, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

A man and woman, both 53, from Jacksonville, were seriously hurt.

The FHP report said the 16-year-old driver was traveling northbound on A1A around 4 p.m. Thursday when he lost control of his car and crossed the center line, hitting the front of a pick-up truck that was traveling southbound.

Troopers said everyone involved was wearing a seat belt.

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