Teen dies in Hanover car crash

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HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - An 18-year-old Hanover resident died this afternoon in a car crash on Elmont Road, just north of Hanover Avenue.

Coty R. Gowen was killed when the vehicle he was driving ran off the road, causing him to over correct and ultimately overturn.

According to the Hanover County Sheriff's Office, neither Gowen nor his 17-year-old passenger was wearing a seatbelt. Both were ejected from the car.

The passenger was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Gowen, a senior at Patrick Henry High school, was set to graduate Saturday.

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