13-year-old behind wheel in crash that killed 9

ODESSA, Texas (KVEO, Nexstar) – In a news conference Thursday, the National Transportation Safety Board said a 13-year-old boy was behind the wheel of the Dodge truck that hit the 17-passenger van carrying members of the University of the Southwest golf team home from a tournament. Nine people died in that crash; six USW students, the head coach, and the two people inside the Dodge. Two other students were taken to Lubbock hospitals in critical condition.

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