Tragically, a 15-year-old girl died in a car accident on Saturday, September 8.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the two-vehicle accident happened in Pike County around 12:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon on Highway 61 at Missouri Route RA.
The driver was an 18-year-old male from Bowling Green, Missouri. His 1993 Ford Taurus was headed west on Highway 61, when he attempted to make a turn onto Route RA, just as a southbound 2014 Chevrolet Cruze was approaching. The Chevrolet Cruze, driven by a 65-year-old man from Cecilia, Kentucky, struck the right side of the Ford Taurus.
The 15-year-old girl was a passenger in Weber’s car. After the accident, she was immediately transported to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The driver of the Chevrolet Cruze had two passengers riding with him in his vehicle. They were all treated at the hospital and then released.
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