WARREN, Ohio —
She said her son called late Saturday night and said he was staying at the home of his best friend, Ramone White. She said it wasn’t until after the accident that she found out that wasn’t true.
Five of the dead were trapped inside the sunken SUV. A sixth was thrown from the vehicle and was found underneath it when it was taken out of the water.
State police identified them as the 19-year-old driver, Alexis Cayson; Andrique Bennett, 14; Brandon Murray, 14; and Kirklan Behner, Ramone White and Daylan Ray, all 15. Cayson, Murray and Ray drowned, the coroner said. Autopsies on the others were incomplete. None of the teens was wearing a seat belt, state police said.