School officials say a Maine teen who was hospitalized following a single-car crash over the weekend in Cape Elizabeth has died.
The Portland Press Herald reports that Cape Elizabeth High School Principal Jeffrey Shedd emailed parents to inform them that 17-year-old Cole Amorello died Monday.
Police Chief Neil Williams says the 2006 BMW Amorello was behind the wheel of failed to a make a turn along a curve and crashed into some trees around 5 a.m. on Saturday. He says speed appeared to be a factor. The high school junior was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.
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He was the only person involved in the crash.
The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.