Teen may have died from drinking racing fuel and Mountain Dew
GREENBRIER, Tenn. -– A Tennessee teenager who died last week may have consumed a mixture of racing fuel and Mountain Dew, according to police. Logan Stephenson, 16, died on Thursday. According to Greenbrier Police Chief K.D. Smith, Stephenson and a friend started drinking the concoction Wednesday.
Stephenson was found unresponsive the next morning, reports WZTV.
“They noticed the color of his skin had changed and he started having a seizure. His hands started drawing up,” Smith told WZTV.
Stephenson’s friend was rushed to an area hospital where he is still in a coma.
Two other teens have admitted to drinking the same mixture of racing fuel and Mountain Dew.
Police are awaiting the results of a report from a medical examiner to learn Stephenson’s exact cause of death.