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.