(GARY) - Two Gary teenagers were killed Wednesday after their car split in half in an accident nearly a mile away from their school.
The Lake County Coroner's Office identified one victim as 18-year-old Nathaniel "Nate" Williams.
17-year-old Kendall Alford was pronounced dead later in the afternoon.
Witnesses reported the victims were going a high rate of speed when Alford hit a pothole, lost control of the car and struck a traffic light pole.
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