ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A truck and Mennonite buggy collided in St. Francois County, Missouri around 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 11.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, a seven-year-old boy was killed in the crash. The Highway Patrol previously reported the child was eight years old.
It happened between Farmington and Fredericktown, Mo.
A 16-year-old male was driving a 2001 Chevy Silverado 2500 northbound on Highway OO, south of Highway DD, when troopers say he failed to see the horse-drawn buggy because he was “inattentive to the road."
According to the crash report, the truck hit the rear of the buggy, throwing in it everyone out.
The seven-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the crash report seven people were inside the buggy.
A 50-year-old woman was taken to a St. Louis Hospital with serious injuries.
A 21-year-old woman was also taken to a St. Louis hospital with serious injuries.
A 10-year-old male and a 12-year-old female were air lifted to a St. Louis hospital.
The 19-year-old driver of the buggy was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
A 15-year-old passenger in the truck was taken to an area medical center for minor injuries.