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Chillicothe Teens Injured in Early Morning Crash

Two teenagers from Chillicothe were injured in an early morning accident in Linn County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 16-year old driver was travelling on US 36 Highway 3 miles west of Laclede around 2 am this (Tuesday) morning. The driver fell asleep at the wheel and travelled off the side of the roadway. The driver overcorrected and struck the guardrail.

The 16-year old driver sustained minor injuries. A 17-year old passenger had moderate injuries. Both were transported to Pershing Hospital in Brookfield. The vehicle was totaled.

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