07/13/2012 11:09 EDT | Updated 09/12/2012 05:12 EDT

Keswick teen killed in Newmarket crash

It was a 17-year-old male who died in a single-vehicle accident in Newmarket, north of Toronto, on Thursday evening.

A 16-year-old male suffered life threatening injuries in the crash.

Both teens are from Keswick.

York Regional police say the teens were in a van travelling southbound on McCowan Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle for an unknown reason.

The van veered into a ditch and hit a culvert. The teens were both ejected.

The accident happened at about 8:45 p.m.

No names have been released.