Teen killed after falling from vehicle in Madison Co

MADISON COUNTY, MO – A young teen was killed after falling out of a truck on County Road 208, the Daily Journal Online reports.

According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident occurred five miles east of Fredericktown at about 6:42 p.m., when a 15-year-old fell out of the unenclosed bed of a 1998 Dodge Ram pickup truck.

Officials transported the teen to Parkland Health Center where she was pronounced dead by medical staff at 8:05 p.m.

The cause of this accident is unknown and is still under investigation.

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