ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – A second teen has died after a stolen car crashed into a tree Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

Martez Edwards, 17, died Wednesday, after being hospitalized for injuries sustained when the car he was in crashed into a tree.

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Witnesses told officers the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and hit a tree. The driver, Darius Clay, 15, died at the scene.

Another passenger exited the car and fled the scene.

The investigation of the accident continues.

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