Two Lake County teens dead after crashing into a tree

Two teenagers were killed Friday night after crashing into a tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

According to a press release, Phillip Leslie, 18, and Joseph Machado, 18, were driving eastbound on County Road 48 in Lake County around 6:30 p.m. 

For an unknown reason, Leslie reportedly lost control of the vehicle and crashed front first into a tree. 

Both teens were killed in the accident and their families have been notified. 

The crash remains under investigation.