Oakham crash takes life of teenAP , Associated Press
Mar. 17, 2014 5:59 AM ET
OAKHAM, Mass. (AP) — The teen killed in a weekend crash in Oakham has been identified as a senior at Quabbin Regional High School.
School District Superintendent Maureen Marshall identified the victim of the crash at about 4:20 a.m. Sunday as 17-year-old Jeremy Kauppila of Hubbardston.
Marshall tells The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/1qL6Bf7 ) that Kauppila was involved in junior ROTC and was a member of the football team.
Kauppila was a passenger in a car driven by 17-year-old Aaron Witkos of Oakham. Witkos was flown to a Worcester hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
Police say their vehicle veered off the road and struck a tree. The crash remains under investigation.
Information from: Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.), http://www.telegram.com