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Teen hurt in wreck heads to Prom

Van Buren, MO (KFVS) -- A teenager seriously hurt in a crash two months ago is still in recovery in St. Louis but Saturday night she enjoyed a special treat.

Doctors let her come home briefly to be crowned queen of her school's senior prom.

The wreck happened on Valentine's day, when the vehicle driven by Jemmalee Rector was T-boned by another vehicle on highway "M" and Highway 60.

Doctors say Jemmalee died twice, but they were able to bring her back both times.

She's barely able to talk, but she was able to dance on her big night.

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