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One killed in two car collision in McCracken County

A 17-year-old was killed in a crash in St. Francois County, MO. A 17-year-old was killed in a crash in St. Francois County, MO.

One man died and six other people were treated after a two car collision Sunday afternoon.

The Kentucky State Police responded around 3 p.m. at the intersection of US 45 North and State Route 1241, in McCracken county.

Investigators say Mr. Ronald Peterson was traveling west on State Route 1241.

Peterson failed to yield the right of way at the intersection of US 45 North.

Victor Ramirez was traveling south on US 45 North.

KSP says Ramirez struck the passenger side of Mr. Petersons vehicle forcing both the vehicles across the intersection and hit the guardrail of the south traffic lane of US 45 North.

Peterson was pronounced dead at the scene by the McCracken County Deputy Coroner.

Ramirez and five passengers were transported to Lourdes Hospital ER for treatment of non-life threatening injures.

KSP was assisted on scene by Lieutenant Trent Weaver, McCracken County Sheriff’s Department, McCracken County Coroner’s Office, Hendron Fire Department, and Mercy Regional EMS.

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