HEYBURN, Idaho-- Minidoka County officials say a Rupert man and a Twin Falls teen were killed in a head-on crash on Idaho Highway 24 between Heyburn and Rupert.
Sheriff's officials say 15-year-old Dedrik Lovato-Rodriguez died at the scene of the crash, shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday, while 69-year-old Danny J. Gonzales died at the hospital.
Lovato-Rodriguez was a sophomore and varsity football player at Lighthouse Christian School.
The Times-News reports Lovato-Rodriguez was southbound when his vehicle crossed the median and into the northbound lane at high speed. His car passed one vehicle and crashed head-on into Gonzales' northbound pickup.
The investigation into the crash continues and lab results are pending for both drivers. Both were wearing seat belts.