VIENNA, Ill. (AP) — A fourth teenager has died from injuries in an October 25th crash in southern Illinois.
Max Koehler of rural Vienna died Thursday while in hospice care in Missouri. Max would have turned 16 on Monday, December 7th. Students and teachers at Vienna High School are encouraged to wear anything associated with one of his favorite teams, the St. Louis Cardinals on his birthday.
2 other teens survived the crash – one from Harrisburg and one from Vienna. According to Illinois State Police, around 2:45am, a 2010 black Ford driven by 18-year-old Jordan Davidson of Vienna was headed west on Ozark Road near Locust Street when he ran off the roadway to the right and stuck a tree. Davidson died along with two juveniles, ages 17 and 15 from Vienna.
Six teenagers in total were riding in the vehicle.