Teen killed in single-vehicle crash
CARTER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Emergency crews responded to a deadly single-vehicle crash in Carter County on Thursday afternoon, May 19.
The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m. on County Road 325, approximately 6 miles west of Ellsinore.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP), a 16-year-old Ellsinore girl was driving an SUV and lost control of the vehicle.
The SUV went off the roadway and hit a tree.
The 16-year-old died at the scene.
Her passenger, a 17-year-old Winona girl, was transported to a Poplar Bluff hospital with moderate injuries.
MSHP said both teens were not wearing a seat belts.
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