WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa — Three teens have died and one person has been seriously injured in a crash in eastern Iowa.

The Iowa State Patrol says the wreckage of the pickup truck wasn’t discovered until Friday afternoon, sometime after the crash occurred.

Investigators say 18-year-old Chad Owens, of North English, was driving the truck on a dirt road about nine miles west of Williamsburg when he lost control and overturned into a creek. Killed were Owens and two passengers, 19-year-old Michael Dudley Galyon, of Williamsburg, and 19-year-old Kaitlyn Jolene Cook, of Deep River.

Officials say 21-year-old Anna Leigh Townsend, of South English, was flown to an Iowa City hospital. Her medical condition has not been released.

Investigators say the crash happened sometime between 10:30 p.m. Thursday and early Friday afternoon.

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