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Three teens die, two others hurt in rural Missouri crash

FOX 2
FOX 2
 2022-08-06

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CEDAR COUNTY, Mo. – Three teenagers died and two others were hurt Thursday afternoon in a rural Missouri crash.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Ryan Chick, 18, of Cabool; Logan Meerkatz, 18, of Cleveland, Missouri; and Clay Palmer, 19, of Cleveland, Missouri. Two other 18-year-olds are hospitalized with injuries.

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Thursday just a few miles east of Jerico Springs in Cedar County.

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Investigators say all five were traveling in a vehicle that traveled off a roadway, topped a hill and became airborne. The vehicle overturned and three people were ejected from the vehicle.

MSHP Troop D, which covers most of southwest Missouri, reported three deaths from the crash and 72 for the year within the troop’s region.

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TotalPackage
08-07

RIP Hopefully the victims family and friends and loved ones can find the strength to get through this. Hopefully the injured will make a full speedy recovery without any complications and Hopefully all the victims family and friends and loved ones can find the strength to get through this

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Teresa Sherman
08-07

My prayers are with them. May God grant the families the strength not to find blame but to come together and support each other.

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Rhonda Wilson Bowie
08-06

Praying for God's peace and comfort for the families.

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