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Two Teenagers Die in Arnold Crash

Two teenager boys were killed, three others seriously injured last night near Arnold when the 1997 Oldsmobile drifted off the edge of Blagen Road near White Pines Lake and careened down an embankment into a creek below.

The CHP report is saying alcohol was a factor in this fatal crash.

Names are not being release because of their ages.

A 17 year-old boy in the back seat was pronounced dead at the scene. A 16 year-old was flown to Doctor´s Medical Center in Modesto, but later died. Another 16 year-old remains in critical condition at the Modesto Hospital. Investigators say the boys riding in the back seat were not wearing seat belts.

The CHP says two 17 year-old boys — the driver and a passenger in the front seat — were wearing seat belts, and suffered moderate injuries.

The Calaveras County area CHP is continuing their investigation.