BOISE -- Two teens are dead and another critically injured after a vehicle drove over a steep embankment in the Boise foothills early Sunday morning.

Ada County Sheriff's deputies say the accident happened near a private community in the Boise foothills shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

Deputies say a total of four teens were riding in Hyundai Tiburon traveling down East Wild Horse Lane when the driver of the vehicle lost control, swerved off the road, and plunged over a 100 foot embankment.

A nearby homeowner reported the crash at 2:19 a.m.

Investigators describe the driver of the car as a 17-year-old female, who they say was driving too fast to negotiate a series of turns.

Sheriff's office spokesperson Andrea Dearden said both the driver, and a 17-year-old male passenger were ejected after the vehicle crashed, and died at the scene.

Investigators say another 17-year-old male was also ejected from the car, and was taken to an area hospital where he's in critical condition. A fourth victim, described as a 20-year-old male, was not ejected and walked away from the crash with a minor hand injury.

Dearden says the 20-year-old was the only passenger wearing a seatbelt.

Investigators say the teens had been visiting a home on East Wild Horse Lane just before the crash.

The names of the victims have not yet been released pending notification of family.

Authorities continue to investigate the cause of the crash.

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