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Teen killed in single-vehicle crash

Emergency crews responded to a deadly single-vehicle crash in Carter County on Thursday...
Emergency crews responded to a deadly single-vehicle crash in Carter County on Thursday afternoon, May 19.((Source: KFVS))
Published: May. 23, 2022 at 3:46 AM CDT
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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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