ARDMORE, OK -- According to Ardmore Police, Derrick Taylor was on his way home with two friends when the accident occurred.
Investigators believe the 17-year-old driver may have swerved off the road to avoid and animal.
The driver and a 16-year-old passenger were taken to hospitals.
Derrick was employed with Duvak's Collision Center in Ardmore through the Chickasaw Youth Program and was a member at the American Indian Baptist Church.
His funeral will be held in The Chapel at Griffin-Hillcrest of Ardmore at 2 PM, Wednesday.