2 Wappapello teens injured in rollover crash

WAPPAPELLO, MO (KFVS) - Two teenagers were taken to hospitals after a crash in Wappapello, Missouri.

The crash happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. Friday on County Road 521.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a pickup truck driven westbound by Dylan E. Ward, 19, of Wappapello ran off the road, hit a stump and overturned.

Ward received moderate injuries and was taken by EMS to a Poplar Bluff hospital.

A passenger in the truck, Cory D. Messer, 17, of Wappapello received serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to a Cape Girardeau hospital.

Troopers way Messer was wearing a seat belt, but Ward was not.

The truck suffered extensive damage.

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