Dense fog advisory for 5 counties until 9 a.m. Saturday

Officials say teen may have died from drinking racing fuel and Mountain Dew

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.

1 Comment

  • bowielover62

    SERIOUSLY? DRINKING A MIXTURE OF RACING FUEL AND MOUNTAIN DEW????? The brain dead idiot, who thought up that “bright” idea, should be thrown in jail. Unless, of course, it was the idea of the teen that died….I guess he already paid for his stupidity. WHAT A SHAME!

Comments are closed.