Sikeston teen killed in car crash

SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A Sikeston teen has died in a crash in Scott County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 17-year-old Dylan Simmons was driving on Route H when he apparently left the road and hit a tree.

Simmons was pronounced dead at the scene.

The wreck happened just after midnight about two and a half miles north of Blodgett.

A passenger in his car, 18-year-old Zackary Housman of Lilbourn was taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital.

According to the highway patrol, Housman's injuries are serious.

Neither Housman nor Simmons were wearing a seatbelt.

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