Answers Sought After Two Broward Teens Killed in Rollover Crash in Stolen Vehicle

What to Know

  • All people involved in the incident are teens aged from 12 to 14.
  • Two died and five others were hospitalized after the rollover crash on Sunday.
  • BSO said the vehicle in which they traveled was stolen.

Families and friends are mourning the loss of two teens who were killed when a vehicle that Broward Sheriff's Office deputies say was stolen flipped several times.

Five others were injured after the vehicle lost control and flipped over unto railroad tracks early Sunday, according to BSO investigators.

All seven people in the vehicle were teens between the ages of 12 to 14. One died on the scene and one died at Broward Health Medical Center.

The incident occurred in the 1100 block of NW 15th Street in Pompano Beach at about 3 a.m.

"The driver of a vehicle heading westbound on Northwest 15th Street lost control, causing the vehicle to exit the roadway and flip over, landing upside down on the CSX railroad tracks," BSO said in a statement. "It has been determined the vehicle was stolen."

BSO Traffic Homicide Unit Investigators are looking into the cause of the crash. BSO said one boy and six girls were in the car.

Chayanna Nesmith, 12, and Anacshia Johnson, 13, were the two who were killed. All in the vehicle were friends who attended Pompano Beach Middle School.

The investigation continues into where the teens stole the vehicle from. The family of Nesmith has set up a GoFundMe page to help with funeral costs as well as hospital fees for Chayanna's sister, who was hurt in the crash.

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