Brothers, 16 and 8, die in crash on North Carolina highway

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Car crash (Photo: MGN)

SWAN QUARTER, NC (AP) — Two brothers, ages 16 and 8, have been killed in a single-car crash along state Highway 94, authorities say.

The driver over-corrected the vehicle and ran it off the road, causing it to overturn and land upside down in a canal, local news outlets report, citing a state highway patrol statement.

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The brothers were pronounced dead at the scene. Their official causes of death are unclear. There were no other passengers.

Authorities say an investigation into the crash is ongoing.