Teen killed, 2 people injured in crash near Fredericton

Police say a 16-year-old boy has died after the car he was a passenger in left the road southwest of Fredericton.

Mounties say they were called to Highway 640 in Yoho shortly after 12:15 a.m. Thursday.

They say the victim, who was from nearby Harvey, died at the scene.

Two other people in the car were taken to hospital, but police did not release details about their injuries.

The RCMP say the cause of the crash remains under investigation.