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Evansville teen killed in overnight crash

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An Evansville teen was killed in an overnight accident in Vanderburgh County.

The accident happened in the 8900 block of Boonville-New Harmony Road around 12:30 Saturday morning.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office said 19-year-old Zachariah Houghland was traveling east on Boonville-New Harmony Road when he appeared to have gone off the south side of the road near a curve. Deputies said he overcorrected, lost control of the vehicle, and flipped multiple times.

Deputies said Houghland was thrown from the vehicle. 14 News was told he was treated by EMS personal, but was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The sheriff's office said the crash is still under investigation.

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