A Neosho teen was killed and his brother was critically injured in a one-vehicle crash that took place at 6 a.m. Saturday at 2525 W. 20th St. in Joplin.

The driver of the vehicle, Eric Bower, 17, was seriously injured in the crash and transported to Freeman West Hospital.

The passenger of the vehicle, Tyler Bower, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene.

When the Joplin police officers arrived, they found a 2004 Nissan Frontier pickup had left the roadway and struck a parked trailer.

The crash remains under investigation by the major crash team of the JPD. It is presently unknown if alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash.