Teenage pedestrian struck while crossing road in Montrose

MONTROSE, MO — A young man was hospitalized Wednesday morning after being hit by a car in Montrose, according to a crash report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The incident occurred along MO-52 at Ohio Avenue and was reported around 6:30 a.m.

The 16-year-old was crossing the road when a 1993 Chevrolet struck him. He was airlifted to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

The driver, a 20-year-old man, was not reported injured in the incident.

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