16 year old dead in weekend crash

MATTHEWS, MO (KAIT) - A 16 year old is dead following a crash Saturday in southeast Missouri.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Nolan Smith of East Prairie died Saturday night after a crash on Missouri Highway 80 near Matthews. Troopers state Smith lost control of the car he was driving, left the road and overturned.

Smith was taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital where he later died.

The crash report states Smith was not wearing a seat belt.

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