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TEEN DIES AS RESULT OF THURSDAY ROLLOVER
UNION A Thursday night accident has resulted in the death of one teenager, while another remains hospitalized.
Billy Helton, 16, 604 Y Ave., died early Friday at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise.
Helton was a passenger in a Ford Mustang driven by Derrick Dean Carlton, 17, of 87 Rapid Run Loop. The one-car rollover occurred near milepost 19 along Highway 237 south of Union.
Both boys were taken by life-flight to St. Alphonsus in Boise. Carlton's medical condition had not been released as of late Friday afternoon
A third teen, Leah Noel Troen, 16, also of
La Grande, received minor injuries in the accident.
Arrangements for Billy Helton are being handled by Daniels Chapel of the Valley. Details will be announced later.