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Teen in deadly Cape Girardeau Co. crash identified

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Cecily McAdams Cecily McAdams
The roof and doors of the car had to be taken off to get the three people out of the car. The roof and doors of the car had to be taken off to get the three people out of the car.
CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A crash on County Road 621 in Cape Girardeau County Thursday killed one teen and seriously injures two others.

The crash happened around 7 p.m.  According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the teenagers were traveling southbound when the driver lost control of the car around a turn.

According to Cape Girardeau County coroner John Clifton, Cecily McAdams, 18, of Jackson, died following the wreck.

According to the highway patrol, McAdams was the driver of the car.  Also in the car were 18-year-old Chelsea Hernandez and 21-year-old Erick Faile both of Bellville, Illinois.

Police say McAdams lost control of the car, over corrected, ran off the road and hit some trees.

The roof and doors of the car had to be taken off to get McAdams and her two passengers out.

McAdams' fiance was driving a car behind her and got out and screamed for help.

According to MSHP, Faile sustained serious injures and Hernandez sustained moderate injuries.  All three people in the car were taken to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.  McAdams died at the hospital shortly after 7:30 p.m.

The highway patrol does report all three victims in the car were wearing their seatbelts.

The investigation into the crash continues.

The visitation for McAdams will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 22 at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.  The funeral will be 10 a.m. on Monday, May 23 at Crain Funeral Home.

An account has been set up for McAdams by two friends of the family at Bank of Missouri.

You can make checks payable to friends of the family Rachel Poe or Stephanie Shrimp or to 'Benefit Cecily McAdams'.

Stephanie Shrimp says they are doing this to also help with Cecily's 8-month-old child.

You can drop checks off at any Bank of Missouri.  

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