Teen Dies in Crash on Road Dedicated to Dad

His father died in Afghanistan two years ago
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 8, 2011 1:27 PM CDT
A teen was killed on a stretch of road named after his father, a soldier who died in Afghanistan.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – From the tragic coincidence department: A South Carolina teen was killed in a car crash yesterday—on a stretch of highway that happened to be dedicated to his father, a local National Guard member killed in Afghanistan. Aaron Shawn Hill, 18, was driving with several other students when he was hit head-on by a pickup truck that crossed the center line, the Spartanburg Herald-Journal reports. Three other students in the car sustained injuries. His father, Sgt. Shawn Hill, was killed by a roadside bomb two years ago.

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