A local community is mourning the loss of a teenager who died in a car crash on his way to school Tuesday morning.

Crossville Police say he was involved in a t-bone crash on Highway 70 in Crossville.

Teachers and administrators described Allen as a quiet young man with a good group of friends

"He was very well liked. He was never in any trouble. Just a good young man. Just a tragic loss for our school and for his family especially," said principal John hall.

Grief counselors were on hand at the school Tuesday for staff and students.

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