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Teen ejected from truck and killed

RIPLEY COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - One teen was killed and 4 others seriously injured after a crash in Ripley County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Austin Elliot, 17 and four other minors were riding in a pickup truck at 10:30 p.m. Friday on Highway 160 when I t went off the road.

When the person driving tried to correct himself, the truck overturned and ejected the driver and the four passengers. Elliot was pronounced dead at the scene. The surviving passengers and driver were taken to a local hospital in serious condition.

Officials said no one in the truck was wearing a seatbelt.

 

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