JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO — A 16-year-old girl was fatally injured Wednesday evening in a two-vehicle collision along Route B in Hillsboro, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened in the northbound lanes of Route B north of Reynolds Creek Road and was reported by Trooper T. W. Brewer shortly before 6:00 p.m.
The girl was driving a 2010 Pontiac G6 was traveling northbound when she lost control of the vehicle and entered the southbound lanes, striking a 2004 Ford F-250 head-on.
The girl was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital St. Louis where she succumbed to her injuries
The other driver, a 34-year-old Potosi man, was not reported injured.
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