CORTLAND, Indiana — Four teenagers gathered for a slumber party were killed and four others hurt after being hit by an SUV as they helped push a stalled car off a winding country road.
Police in Jackson County, Indiana say the tragic accident occurred around 11 p.m. Saturday night when Cara Selby’s car broke down a block away from her home where the teens were gathered.
As the teens came out to help Selby push her car back to the house, they were hit from behind by an SUV driven by a 24-year-old woman, the Seymour Tribune reported.
The four teens killed were Nevaeh Law, 14; Jenna A. Helton, 14; Brittany Watson, 15; and Martin Martinez, 16. Four others were hurt, including Selby’s daughter.
The driver of the SUV was not immediately charged, although the case remains under investigation.