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Missouri Teen Killed, Another Seriously Injured in One-Vehicle Accident

UPDATED:  The Missouri State Highway Patrol Traffic Crash Report originally stated the 16-year old male was the driver.  It has now been updated to show the 15-year old male was the driver of the vehicel.

A teenage boy from Macon was killed yesterday afternoon when the driver of the vehicle he was riding in lost control on a gravel roadway.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a 15-year old male was driving 2 miles east of Macon around 1:15 pm Friday afternoon when he lost control and struck a bridge. The vehicle overturned, ejecting him and a 16-year old male passenger. The 16-year old male passenger was pronounced dead by the Macon County coroner. The 15-year old driver, also from Macon, was taken to Northeast Regional Hospital in Kirksville with serious injuries.


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