Police in Delaware County identify teens killed in freak accident on Christmas Eve

The victims were both from Wilmington, Delaware. Bauerle would have turned 19 years old on Christmas Day.

The crash happened in the 1200 block of MacDade Boulevard. It appears the driver lost control and smashed into a utility pole.

Witnesses tell police it appeared the vehicle was going upwards of 70 mph before the wreck.

The car broke apart, and the back end of the vehicle careened down MacDade Blvd.

The front end of the car was wrapped around the utility pole.

An investigation into the circumstances of this crash continues.

MacDade Boulevard was closed for several hours after the crash but it has since been reopened.