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UPDATE: Friends and family remember Austin Steven

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MCMINN COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

UPDATE: Friends and family of the 17-year old that died in a car accident last month rode in his memory. 

Austin Steven died in a car accident on Highway 30 in McMinn County, last week. 

The ride started at Athens Regional Park and ended at the crash site. Friend and family build a memorial to remember Austin Steven. 


?PREVIOUS STORY: According to a preliminary report from Tennessee Highway Patrol, a teenager died on Saturday evening in a crash that occurred on Highway 30 in McMinn County. 

The report says Austin B. Steven, 17, was traveling westbound on Highway 30, when he lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons and swerved off the road into the median, overturned his vehicle through the median, the vehicle came to rest in the eastbound lanes of Highway 30. A person traveling in another vehicle traveling eastbound on Highway 30, struck Steven's vehicle, which has already crashed and blocked the roadway.

Steven was flown to UT Medical Center and later succumbed to his injuries. 

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