Teen Ejected in Fatal Fort Worth Crash

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    Fort Worth police say a 18-year-old driver was ejected and killed during an overnight crash. (Published Tuesday, May 6, 2014)

    Fort Worth police say a 18-year-old driver was killed after being ejected from a sport utility vehicle during an overnight crash.

    According to Fort Worth police, two teens were traveling at a high rate of speed in a Jeep Cherokee before the driver lost control of the vehicle near the 1000 block of Diamondback Lane at about 12:55 a.m. Tuesday.

    Police said the male driver was ejected from the vehicle and was declared dead at the scene. The 18-year-old male passenger was transported to a hospital, but was described by police as not having been seriously injured.

    Tarrant County medical examiners identified the driver as 18-year-old Thomas Gomez-Reddish of Fort Worth.

    Northwest Independant School District spokesperson Emily Conklin said Gomez-Reddish was a senior at Northwest High School. Counselors will be available at the high school to speak with emotional students.

    No other vehicles were involved in the crash.