16-Year-Old Driver Dies in Crash Near Grinnell

GRINNELL, Iowa  --  A teenage boy is dead after crashing his car into oncoming traffic.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, the crash happened on Highway 146 north of Grinnell on Friday.  Sixteen-year-old Connor McCrary of Montour lost control of his Buick and crossed the center line. He hit a car before crashing into the ditch.

McCrary was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle, a 47-year-old man from Grinnell, was hurt and taken to a nearby hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.