DERBY, Kansas - The teen who died in a car accident Sunday night near Derby has been identified.
The accident happened at the intersection of 95th Street South and Greenwich near Derby around 7:15 p.m.
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says a red Dodge went trough a stop sign and was hit by another vehicle.
The 17-year-old passenger, identified as Clayton Akers-Matzen, was killed.
School officials say the impact of Matzen's death has been felt throughout the school with teachers and students remembering Matzen fondly.
"Good student, was on track to graduate this May, actually had even contemplated graduating at mid-term. Loved his teammates, was well liked by all those he interacted with. A good kid," said Tim Hamblin, Derby High School Principal.
The driver 18-year-old Jeshua Pence was injured.
Pence was taken to Wesley Hospital.
Three people in the other vehicle received minor injuries.
The students on the school bus were not injured.
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