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Teton County mourns death of two teens

Jun 11, 2013 - The Associated Press

JACKSON -- Teton County residents are mourning the deaths of two teenagers in two days.

Seventeen-year-old Sydney Judge, who just finished her junior year at Jackson Hole High School, died in a rollover wreck on U.S. Highway 89 on Sunday.

On Saturday, the body of 19-year-old Austin Kortum was found by deputies along Greys River Road in Lincoln County. Kortum graduated from Summit High School in 2011.

No cause of death has been released for either.

Investigators believe Judge, a high school rodeo competitor, may have been distracted by an electronic device while driving. An iPad displaying the login screen was found on her passenger seat. Investigators are also examining her cellphone. A witness said no one cut her off.

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