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The teenage driver who is accused of causing a crash that killed two other teens will be back in court on Friday.
A judge has yet to decide whether or not he will be charged as an adult.
Beau Begier, 17, and 18-year-old Ryan Pappas died at the scene after the vehicle they were riding in crashed near Hodgen Road and Roller Coaster in Black Forest. A third teen, 17-year-old Mitchell "Jack" Clark, survived the crash and is now recovering in a hospital.
11 News acquired the Colorado State Patrol accident report for the crash.
According to the report Pappas and Begier were sitting in the back seat of the car. It says Pappas was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash; Begier was not and was ejected from the car.
The teen driver allegedly drove through a stop sign at 80 mph in a 40 mph zone. The car hit a bump in the road and went airborne.
The CSP report says the car bounced two more times before spinning out of control. It crashed through a fence and then into a tree.
"The evidence at the scene suggests, and the evidence that we've accumulated so far in our investigation suggests, that all four occupants had alcohol in their system," said Sgt. Justin Mullins with Colorado State Patrol.
Mullins would not elaborate on what the evidence was that they found at the scene of the crash that indicated all four teens were intoxicated.
Investigators are now focusing on just how the teens got the alcohol they were allegedly drinking.
"At this point, this is a joint investigation with the Colorado Department of Revenue Division of Liquor Enforcement," said Mullins.
He said the adult responsible for giving the teenagers alcohol could be facing some serious criminal charges.