Teen killed in Pemiscot County wreck - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Teen killed in Pemiscot County wreck

HAYTI, MO (KFVS) - One teen is dead, another seriously hurt following a single-vehicle crash Saturday evening.

The crash happened on County Road 344 at 5:55 p.m.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 16-year-old Brittany Travis of Caruthersville was behind the wheel of a 2003 Dodge Ram when it drove off the left side of the roadway two miles southeast of Hayti. Travis overcorrected, causing the truck to run off the right side of the road and overturn.

Troopers say Travis was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was ejected from the vehicle. The teen was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pemiscot County coroner.

A passenger, 16-year-old Whitney Bishop also of Caruthersville sustained serious injuries in the crash. Troopers say she was wearing her seat belt. Bishop was taken to Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital in Hayti for treatment.

Funeral arrangements are pending for Brittany Travis.

Copyright 2013 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Oh deer!: Buck crashes into college dorm

    Oh deer!: Buck crashes into college dorm

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:03 AM EST2018-02-20 14:03:31 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:54 AM EST2018-02-20 14:54:05 GMT

    Wildlife got a little too close for comfort on a local college campus.

    Wildlife got a little too close for comfort on a local college campus.

  • Man dies after car overturns several times

    Man dies after car overturns several times

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:19 AM EST2018-02-20 10:19:56 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:42 AM EST2018-02-20 11:42:25 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A Neelyville man is dead after a crash in South Missouri Sunday night.

    A Neelyville man is dead after a crash in South Missouri Sunday night.

  • Rural Resurgence: Keeping small towns alive

    Rural Resurgence: Keeping small towns alive

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:11 AM EST2018-02-19 16:11:53 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 5:42 PM EST2018-02-19 22:42:57 GMT
    Wilson square (Source: KAIT)Wilson square (Source: KAIT)

    It's no secret rural Arkansas is struggling. From schools closing to infrastructure to population, many towns can’t stay afloat.

    It's no secret rural Arkansas is struggling. From schools closing to infrastructure to population, many towns can’t stay afloat.

Powered by Frankly