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Fourth teenager in Stephens County wreck dies
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The fourth teenager in a fatal June 30 car crash in Stephens County died Friday, according to authorities.

Kainan Terrell Green, 17, succumbed to his injuries suffered in the crash, according to Georgia State Patrol.

Tristin Elizabeth Helton, 18, Kennedy Ruthann Wright, 16, and Macklen-Jace Elijah Alexander, 17, were killed in the crash around 12:15 a.m. June 30 on Brookhaven Circle in Stephens County.

Georgia State Patrol said Helton, of Clarkesville, was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee around a right curve “when the vehicle failed to maintain its lane and traveled across the southbound lane.”

“The vehicle then traveled off the west shoulder of the roadway, striking numerous trees,” according to state patrol.

Wright, of Clarkesville, was in the front seat, and Alexander, of Martin, was one of the back-seat passengers. Green was in the back seat and transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in critical condition.

According to the report, Green was partially ejected from the rear window, while Alexander was fully ejected.

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