Forreston teen dies in early-morning crash near Lanark

LANARK – A Forreston teen died in a single-vehicle crash Monday morning about 4 miles north of Lanark.

Drew E. Crase, 16, was southbound on state Route 73, near the intersection of state Route 72, about 12:40 a.m. when his vehicle traveled off the east side of the road and into a ditch, striking a driveway culvert and becoming airborne, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department said today. The car came to rest upside down in a pond on the south side of the driveway.

Crase was pronounced dead at the scene by Carroll County Coroner Matt Jones.

There were no passengers in the vehicle.

No further information, including whether seat belts were worn, was available; the investigation continues.

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