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Putnam County Fatality Reportedly Caused by 14-Year Old Fleeing Authorities

UNIONVILLE, MO – A head-on collision in Putnam County overnight Saturday killed a Unionville woman.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident occurred as the two vehicles met on County Road 175, one mile west of Unionville just before 9 pm.

A pickup truck driven by a 14-year male from Unionville crossed the centerline and struck the vehicle driven by 20-year old Holly Hydorn of Unionville head-on.

It is being reported that the 14-year old was fleeing from law enforcement when the accident took place.

Hydorn was pronounced dead at the scene. The 14-year old male was taken to Putnam County Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries.

Authorities have said the case will be forwarded to the Putnam County Juvenile Office.

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