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16-year-old girl killed in Howell County crash

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HOWELL COUNTY, MO (KAIT) -

A Saturday night crash in Howell County left a 16-year-old girl dead.

It happened around 9 p.m., on State Highway P about 4 miles west of Pomona.

Yelena P. Gerasimov, of Willow Springs, was driving a Honda Accord west when she ran off the right side of the road.

She then overcorrected, ran off the left side of the road, flipped and hit a tree.

Gerasimov was not wearing a seat belt, according to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by Howell County Coroner Tim Cherry.

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