Mason County – A one car collision in Mason County tuesday morning claimed the life of a fourteen year-old boy, while seriously injuring his sixteen year-old brother.

The collision occurred at approximately 9:25 am on State Route 3 just south of Allyn and approximately 14 miles north of Shelton. Sixteen year old Joshua McGuire of Allyn was driving a 1987 BMW northbound, when his vehicle left the roadway to the left and struck a utility pole. His brother, fourteen year-old Jordan McGuire was seated in the front passenger seat and died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

Joshua McGuire was transported to Mason General with a serious head injury and broken neck, and was later airlifted to Harborview Medical Center.

The Washington State Patrol does not believe drugs or alcohol contributed to the collision, and is asking anyone who witnessed the collision to call 360-405-6613.

It is believed the young men were on their way to school for late start due to the WASL.