Juvenile Driver Killed In Grundy County Pickup Accident

A 15-year-old Grundy County driver died following a pickup accident southeast of Laredo Friday afternoon.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the 15-year-old female was driving eastbound on SE 60th street, 6 miles southeast of Laredo, and lost control of a pickup on gravel. The pickup went off the side of the roadway, struck several trees, and a large one.

The accident took place at 2:50pm. The driver was pronounced decreased at 4:30pm.

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department, the Grundy County EMS, and the First Responders assisted the Highway Patrol.