Missouri Teenage Drivers and Fatal Accidents 2006 Archives


Missouri Fatal Crash Victims Involving Teen Drivers

Teens - The teens listed here had hopes, dreams, desires - just like you.
Only one mistake makes them different .
They are more than any statistic! 


Date

Victim(s) and What happened

Hometown Source


Just so we don't forget that there are many teens killed in this state that do not make this list - In the month of July the following were passenger fatalities in Missouri crashes in vehicles driven by someone over the age of 20 - 18 year old Chelsea Breckenridge of Excelsior Springs (6), 16 year old Keri Hooper and Nicole Turner of Afton, Oklahoma (3), 19 year old Christie Bruce of El Dorado Springs (2), 18 year old Krist Colvin of Houston (4), 17 year old Jareth Myers of Pleasant Hope, and 19 year old Joshua Parsons of Fredericktown, MO (3).


12-29

A

19 year old Justin Baker in McDonald County, MO (victim went off road and struck pile of utility poles. Overturned and ejected.) Stella MHP N
1

12-29

A

23 year old Matthew Bozarth in Clay County, MO (victim side swiped car driven by 19 year old, then crossed median and was struck by a third vehicle) Richmond, KS MHP Y
1

12-27

A

18 year old Dustin Burt in Montgomery County, MO (missed curve, overturned numerous times, driver and  passenger ejected, paseenger serious) Bowling Green MHP N
2

12-26

A

20 year old Michelle Anderson in Pulaski County, MO (crossed center line and struck another vehicle head-on - passed away 12/29) Dixon MHP N
1

12-25

A

82 year old Louise Gray in Boone County, MO (victim pulled into path of vehicle driven by 19 year old) Trenton MHP Y
1

12-21

A

16 year old Kassie Schenck in Neosho, MO (lost control, struck concrete driveway and vehicle flipped over, ejected) Neosho KC Star N
1

12-20

A

53 year old Glenda Maddox in Boone County, MO (18 year old driver attempted to pass another vehicle, which had stopped to turn, struck trailer of that vehicle, then hit victims car nearly head-on - 18 year old's vehicle overturned, ejected and serious, no seatbelt) Columbia MHP Y
1

12-20

A

20 year old Ashley Rogers in New Madrid County, MO (pulled into path of another vehicle) Hayti MHP N
2

12-19

A

18 year old Sarah Holloway in Kansas City, MO (victim got out of vehcile after striking guardrail and was struck by semi) Lincoln, Nebraksa KC Star U
2

12-18

A

18 year old Herman Sanderson in Greene County, MO (ran off road and struck tree, overturned, on 12/16) Springfield MHP N
1

12-16

A

17 year old Dustin Bland in Cedar County, MO (lost control and skidded into oncoming traffic, striking car driven by 18 year old driver. ) El Dorado Springs, MO MHP Y
1

12-15

A

25 year old Megan Barnett in Callaway County, MO (vehicle driven by 20 year old driver crossed median and struck victim's vehicle head on.) Lawrence, KS MHP Y
1

12-15

P

27 year old Richard Howard in Johnson County, MO (victim stepped into path of vehicle driven by 20 year old driver)  Rayville MHP *
1


12-8

V

15 year old Hannah Smallwood in Jasper County, MO (17 year old driver ran off roadway, struck utility pole, and overturned numerous times) Carthage MHP N
3

12-7

A

20 year old Alex Johnson in Scott County, MO (ran off right side of road, then left, then overturned, ejected) Sikeston MHP N
1

12-6

A

17 year old Abigail Hartley in Clinton Co, MO (pulled into path of oncoming vehicle driven by 19 year old driver) Gower MHP N
1

12-3

A

20 year old Lewis Hininger in Jasper County, MO (skidded off road and overturned - ejected) Lamar MHP N
3

11-27

V

16 year old Samantha Dallas in McDonald County, MO (victim was sitting in window area of passenger side door when 19 year old driver ran off roadway on curve, ejecting Samantha)  Stella MHP N
Y
2

11-25

A

17 year old Jacob Yeates 'Jake' in Douglas County, MO (victim was hit by a vehicle attempting to pass a third and struck him head on) Ava MHP N
1

11-21

A

78 year old Frances Bledsoe in Jackson County, MO (20 year old driver fleeing police, runs stop light and strikes victims car) Kansas City KC Star U
1

11-20

A

20 year old Chase Leader in Andrew County, MO (ran off road and struck tree) Savannah MHP N
1

11-17

A

17 year old Amber Siegismund in St. Clair County, MO (ran off left side of road, thru fence, overturned, ejected, passed away 11/18) Rockville MHP N
1

11-13

A

19 year old Christopher Davis 'Chris' in Greene County, MO (ran off oradway, struck sign, overturned, ejecting driver) Springfield MHP Y
1

11-12

A

20 year old Dustin Maddox in Daviess County, MO (ran off right side of road, overcorrected, crossed road into left ditch, struck fence, overturned, ejected - passed away 11/14) Hamilton MHP N
1

11-9

A

16 year old Bailey Bross in Marion County, MO (lost control when cresting hill, ran off side off road and hit culvert) Palmyra MHP N
1

11-8

V

14 year old Anthony Lewis in St Louis, MO (17 year old driver lost control and struck tree and light pole) St Louis KSDK
U
4

11-4

A, V

15 year old Devin Dotson and his father, 44 year old Kevin Dotson in Barry County, MO (pulled into the path of train - second teen to be killed by train in last week - 15 year old Kristy Mancel was struck in Sullivan on 11/2 while walking beside tracks) Cassville
Monett
MHP Y
2

11-4

A, V

19 year old James Simmons 'Jamie' and 16 year old Megan Cobb in Andrew County, MO (lost control, ran off road and struck tree)  St Joseph
Savannah
MHP N
2

11-3

V

16 year old Jazzilyn Williams "Jazzie B" in St Louis, MO ( age of drivers not given in 2 vehicle accident but victim was in car driven by teen - article provided no details) St Louis Post Dispatch U

11-3

A

17 year old Bradley Colbert 'Brad' in New Madrid, MO (crossed centerline and struck another vehicle head-on) Sikeston MHP Y
1

11-2

A

18 year old Derek Struckhoff in Columbia, MO (ran off side of road and struck culvert) Columbia KRCG U
1

11-2

A

19 year old Brendon Johnson in Kansas City, MO (struck broadside by another vehicle - other driver arrested) Kansas City KC Star U
3

11-1

A

17 year old Paige Siddall in Boone County, MO (ran off right side of road, struck mailbox, returned to roadway and slid into oncoming car) Columbia MHP Y
1

10-28

A, A

20 year old Jonathan Carr 'Jon' and 15 year old Jacob Carr 'Jake' in Shelby County, MO (attempted to pass another car on hill which sped up, struck oncoming car nearly headon - brothers) Paris
Madison
MHP N
2

10-27

A

18 year old Ashley Passerelli in Crawford County, MO (over corrected after striking side of road, struck light pole, overturned numerous times) Greeen Forest, AR MHP N
1

10-26

A

20 year old Paula Clemente in Harrison County, MO (lost control after cresting hill, went off roadway striking embankment and drainage ditch, overturned numerous times, ejection) Eagleville MHP U
1

10-25

A

18 year old Jennifer Bargen in Franklin County, MO (crossed centerline on curve and struck another vehicle head-on - two in other vehicle serious) Washington MHP N
1

10-24

A, V

20 year old Miguel Zaragosa and 18 year old William Jeffries in Pulaski County, MO (driver traveled off left side of road, overcorrected, went off left side, struck embankment, overturned) Richland
Waynesville
MHP Y
N
2

10-20

A, A, V

19 year old Juanita Betts, 42 year old Sheila Brown and 46 year old Leroy Brown in St. Louis County, MO (teen driver pulled into path of Brown's vehicle) Florissant
St Louis County

Post Dispatch

U
1

10-18

A

20 year old Shara Illum in Greene County, MO (driver crossed median and struck another vehicle, was spun around, and struck by a third)(video tribute) Springfield MHP Y
1

10-15

A

20 year old Joshua Sanders in Barton County, MO (ran off road, struck a driveway and overturned, both driver and 16 year old passenger ejected - serious) Carthage MHP N
2

10-15

A, V, A


17 year old Savannah Miller, 17 year old Megan Tate and 36 year old Richard Schroeder in Morgan County, MO (17 year old driver crosses center line and strikes vehicle 2 head-on. Drivers of both vehicles killed, as well as one passenger in vehicle 1. Two others with serious injuries)   Syracuse
Syracuse
Osseo, MN
MHP U
4

10-15

V

17 year old Tyson Tindall in Howard County, MO (17 year old driver runs off side of road, overcorrects, overturns and victim ejected. Driver serious, and three others injured) Boonville MHP N
5

10-13

A, V


John

Danny

18 year old John Yoakum and 14 year old Daniel Quillman "Danny" in Hickory County, MO (ran off right side of road, overturned numerous time, both ejected) Shawnee, KS
Merriam, KS
MHP N
2

10-6

V

17 year old Aayla Redfearn in Lawrence County, MO (17 year old driver turned into path of another vehicle - Aayla was a high school cheerleader and hours from celebrating the schools homecoming game and dance. All homecoming activities were cancelled.) Mount Vernon MHP Y
2

10-2

V, V


16 year old Cody Boone and 16 year old Christopher Daniels in Stoddard County, MO (16 year old driver ran off right side of road, overcorrected, went off left side, struck tree and overturned, all ejected, driver serious)  Dexter,
Bloomfield
MHP N
3

9-30

A

18 year old Phillip Stephen Witt in Springfield, MO (vehicle left roadway, struck guardrail and overpass pillar) Springfield SPD N
1

9-29

A

71 year old Lee Butler in Branson, MO (16 year old driver lost control, crossed centerline and struck victim's vehicle headon) Ellenton, Florida

News Leader

U
2

9-26

A

18 year old Natalie Charchol in Douglas County, MO (ran off road, overturned, ejected) Ava MHP N
1

9-26

A

17 year old Thomas Nicholas 'Jake' in Cass County, MO (pulled into path of oncoming car - 14 year old brother critically injured) Peculiar MHP Y
2

9-25

A

19 year old James Whirrell, Jr in Texas County, MO (ran off left side of road, over-corrected, went off left side of road, overturned, ejected - passenger ejected and seriously injured) Summersville MHP N
2

9-23

A, V

19 year old Garrett Williams and 46 year old Debra Johnson in Cape Girardeau County, MO (driver fleeing from police, runs off road and strikes tree. Two others seriously injured) Allenville,
Delta
MHP N
4

9-17

A

17 year old Jordan Held in Warren County, MO (lost control, veered off right shoulder, overturned, ejected) Foristell

Post Dispatch

N
1

9-13

V, V

17 year old Kyle Wilson and 15 year old Charles Thompson 'CJ' in Benton County, MO (17 year old driver lost control, went off right side and struck utility pole. All 3 ejected - driver serious) Lincoln
Lincoln
MHP N
3

9-9

A

19 year old Rebecca Taber 'Bekah' in Newton County, MO (ran off left side of road, over corrected, went off right side and hit embankment, overturned) memorial Baxter Springs, KS MHP Y
1

9-7

A

18 year old Samuel Williams 'Sammy' in Cass County, MO (went off roadway, struck ditch, overturned numerous times, ejected) Raymore

KC Star

N
1

9-7

V

21 year old Brandon Hamby in St Charles County, MO (car driven by 18 year old , skids on curve, slides down 5 foot embankment and into pond upside down)  Cottleville

Post Dispatch

?
2

9-3

V

18 year old Casie Price in Callaway County, MO (vehicle driven by 19 year old male, left roadway, struck an embankment, went airborne, and hit bridge pillar) Jefferson City MHP Y
3

9-3

A

20 year old Julio Castillo in Dunklin County, MO (struck another vehicle head-on) Arbyrd MHP N
4

9-3

A

20 year old Shane Cook in Greene County, MO (struck a guardrail and went down enbankment, overturned) Bois D'Arc MHP N
1

9-2

A

17 year old Alyson Hoots in St. Clair County, MO (vehicle went off right side of roadway and struck culvert. Passed away 9/8 - second fatality for Osceola High School since school year started) Monegaw Springs MHP Y
1

9-2

A

17 year old Philip Garcia "Mike" in Independence, MO (driver lost control at high speed, overturned, ejected) Independence

KC Star

N
2

9-1

V

23 year old Dustin McIntire in Lawrence, County, MO (passenger fell out of back of pickup driven by 18 year old) Monett MHP *

8-31

B

45 year old Susan Brewer in Liberty, MO (victim on bicycle struck behind by 18 year old driver) Liberty

KC Star

*

8-30

A

20 year old Paul Stewart in Cape Girardeau County, MO (another driver pulled into path of victim driving a motorycle) Cape Girardeau MHP *


8-27

A

15 year old Curtis Foster in Reynolds County, MO (ran off roadway and ejected driver) Ellington MHP N
1

8-27

A

17 year old Gilbert Adrian 'Gil' in St. Clair County, MO (ran off right side of road, overcorrected and crashed into creek) Osceola MHP N
1

8-26

V

22 year old Dasmin McKinney in Mississippi County, MO (20 year old driver ran off right side of road, hit tree) Sikeston MHP N
2

8-26

V

15 year old Amber Kottwitz in Gasconade County, MO (16 year old driver swerved to miss oncoming traffic and lost control, overturned, ejection - memorial Owensville MHP N
2

8-20

A

69 year old Charles McNeal in Butler County,  MO (victim crossed centerline and struck vehicle head on driven by 20 year old) Maurepas, Louisiana MHP

N
1


8-14

V, V, V


Debbie

Casey

16 year old Debbie Akers, 14 year old David Allred, and 16 year old Casey Morris in Wright County, MO (18 year old driver ran off roadway, skid into opposing lane and was struck by oncoming car. Both vehicles overturned down and embankment. All 3 that passed away were ejected out the rear window. ) Mtn Grove,
Mtn Grove,
Hartville
MHP

N
N
N
6


8-13

A, V


16 year old Anthony Oxford and 14 year old Steven Penzke in Morgan County, MO (vehicle skid off right side of roadway, overturned, and struck a tree) Versailles,
Versailles
MHP

N
N
2


8-8

A

18 year old Frederick Darrington in Kansas City, MO (reportedly lost control at high speed)  Corpus Christi, Texas

KC Star

U
2


8-6

A

20 year old Tyler Manjarrez in Dent County, MO (vehicle ran off roadway, driver overcorrected, spun and overturned) Salem MHP

U
1


8-5

A, V


19 year old Caleb Forcum and 19 year old Leslie Parsons  "Bubba" in McDonald County, MO (vehicle ran off road, overcorrected, hit embankment and overturned numerous times - all 5 in vehicle ejected - 3 in serious condition) Goodman,
Anderson
MHP

N
N
5


7-27

A

17 year old Jerod Daniel in Vernon County, MO (ran off right side of road, overturned numerous times, ejecting driver - passed away 8/4) El Dorado Springs MHP

N
1


7-23

V

20 year old Whitney Bruce in Dunklin, County, MO (20 year old driver slid off roadway and overturned - passenger killed) Kennett MHP

N
2


7-22

V

60 year old Evelyn Allers in Cape Girardeau County, MO (77 year old driver pulled into path of 18 year old driver, his passenger was killed) Jackson MHP

N
2


7-22

V, V

18 year old Aaron Rumbles and  22 year old Tyler Downey in St. Charles County, MO (19 year old driver traveling wrong way strikes vehicle head on - passengers in both vehicles killed) St. Louis/
Columbia
MHP

N
2


7-17

A

16 year old Charles Glik 'Charlie' in Olivette, MO (left roadway and hit utility pole) Ladue

Post Dispatch

N
1


7-12

V

17 year old Alicia Fowler 'Lecy' in Platte County, MO (18 year old driver ran off right side of roadway, struck guardrail, and overturned, ejection. Driver in serious condition)  Kansas City MHP

N
2


7-12

A

16 year old Justin Beazley in Jackson County, MO (lost control on wet pavement and struck embankment) Grain Valley

KC Star

U
1


7-11

A, V

20 year old Adam Alcorn and 20 year old Justin Alcorn in Iron County, MO (driver slid on wet pavement into bridge - brothers were twins) Annapolis,
Annapolis
MHP

N
N
2


7-11

A

18 year old Charles Canania 'Bubba' in Washington County, MO (drove off right side of road, over corrected, overturned, ejected) Cadet MHP

N
1


7-10

V

52 year old Susan Farrell in Nodaway Couty, MO (18 year old driver pulled into path of semi, passenger was killed and driver seriously injured) Pekin, IL MHP

Y
2


7-5

V

16 year old Brian Gruender in St Charles County, MO (16 year old driver pulled into path of oncoming pick up, driven by 19 year old. Passenger passed away, driver in critical condition. Pick-up driver and his teen passenger rec'd minor injuries) St Charles
St Charles

Post Dispatch

N
2
2


7-4

V

19 year old Anastasia Shaurina in Camden County, MO (car driven by 19 year old pulls into path of another car) Sunrise Beach MHP

N
5


7-3

A

64 year old Barbara Nard in Stoddard County, MO (victim crossed centerline and struck car driven by 20 year old driver) Dexter MHP

N
1


7-3

A

16 year old Chelsea Metzger in Franklin County, MO (ran off side of road, overcorrected, overturned and ejected. 15 year old passenger critical) Robertsville MHP

N
2


6-25

A

17 year old Maximilian Schwartz 'Max' in St Charles County, MO (may have fallen asleep and drove off roadway, struck a tree)  St Peters

Post Dispatch

N
2


6-25

A

19 year old Jared Badders in Vernon County, MO (left roadway,. struck fence, overturned and struck tree - 17 year old passenger seriously injured) Nevada MHP

N
2


6-25

A

18 year old David Grass in Perry County, MO (oncoming car crossed centerline and struck victim head on) Perryville MHP

Y
1


6-24

P

24 year old Kenneth Wilson in Lebanon, MO (struck by 20 year old driver while walking along roadway at night) Lebanon

Daily Record

*
1


6-23

A, V

20 year old Brandon Hankins and 18 year old Crystal Blessing in Independence, MO (23 year old driver ran stop sign and struck victims car broadside, couple was recently engaged)

Independence KC Star

U
U
2


6-20

A, V


19 year old Brandon Travis and 19 year old Casey Williams in St Charles, MO (went off road at high speed, struck light pole, then car went into nearby pond) O'Fallon,
St Charles County

Post Dispatch

N
N
2


6-16

A, V


16 year old Heaven Riott and 16 year old Kyla Dowell in Independence, MO (struck sewer outlet, overturned and both ejected) Independence

KC Star

N
N
2


6-16

A, V


Frank

17 year old Frank Deady and 20 year old Timothy Fisher in McDonald County, MO (motorcycle driver lost control on curve, skidded off road and struck tree) Gravette, AR MHP

*
2


6-15

A

16 year old Trevor Coons in Barry County, MO (crossed center line and struck another car head on - total 5 cars involved - passed away 7/11/06 Wentworth MHP

N
1


6-15

A

18 year old Jonathan Call 'Nathan' in Benton County, MO (passed away when the dune buggy he was driving struck a car driven by a 17 year old head on, two young passengers in car injured also) Lenexa, KS MHP

Y
4


6-14

A

20 year old Robert Todd Davis in McDonald County, MO (ran off roadway, went airborne, landed and overturned. Both driver and passenger ejected. 20 year old passenger serious) Seneca MHP

N
2


6-14

A

19 year old Mynde Tarter in Howell County, MO (ran off right side of road and struck concrete curb, overturned) West Plains MHP

Y
1


6-14

A

18 year old Joshua Newberry in Dallas County, MO (ran off right side of road, airborne off a bridge and overturned) Buffalo MHP

Y
1


6-10

V

18 year old James LeClair Jr in Webster County, MO (18 year old driver failed to stop at stop sign, vehicle slid and ran off left side of road, and overturned. Victim was passenger and ejected.) Niangua MHP

N
3


6-6

A

19 year old Adam Holmes in Crawford County, MO (entered curve, crossed centerline, ran off left side of road and struck tree) Cuba MHP

N
1


6-4

A

17 year old Isaac Pinkerton in Jasper County, MO (ran off side of road, struck a tree, and overturned several times - ejected) Carl Junction MHP

N
1


6-2

A

19 year old Joshua Royer in Madison County, MO (victim on ATV came down embankment and into path of car) Fredericktown MHP

*


6-2

A

30 year old Guillermo Culchado in St Clair County, MO (driver was in wrong lane and struck 20 year old driver head on) Birch Tree MHP

N
2


5-30

M

38 year old Michael Bauer in Jasper County, MO (killed when 20 year old driver pulled out of parking lot and into path of his motorcycle) Joplin MHP

*
1


5-29

A

20 year old Travis Ruebel in St Charles, MO (slid off road and overturned twice - ejected) O'Fallon

Missourinet

N
1


5-28

V

15 year old Hannah Juergens in Callaway County, MO (16 year old driver swerved to miss animal in road and overturned. Victim was younger sister of driver) Wildwood MHP

U
4


5-28

V

16 year old Terry Peat in Ozark County, MO (17 year old driver lost control on corner and overturned numerous times. Both driver and passenger ejected - among emergency personnel that responded - his family, all active in fire department, father being chief) Zanoni MHP

N
2


5-27

A

72 year old Ronald Hoshaw in Barry County, MO (deceased crossed center line and struck 17 year old driver head on. 17 year old and 18 year old passenger seriously hurt) Shell Knob MHP

Y
2


5-25

A, A

53 year old Thomas Kincheloe and 18 year old Zackery Taffner in Lawrence County, MO (18 year old driver crossed center line and struck 53 year old driver head-on) Mt Vernon/
Miller

MHP/ News Leader

N
N
1


5-21

P, P


17 year old Clair Buse and 17 year old Kelly Cuthbertson in Franklin County, MO (17 year old driver skidded off left side of roadway, struck embankment and overturned numerous times. All three passengers ejected)  St Charles,
St Charles
MHP

N
N
4


5-18

P

82 year old Hobert Fischer in Clay County, MO (attempted to cross interstate on foot and was struck by vehicle driven by 19 year old)   Kansas City

MHP

*


5-15

A

18 year old Kelly Newbound in Osage County, MO (crossed centerline and was struck by a semi - both vehicles caught fire) Freeburg MHP

U
1


5-13

P

3 year old Johnathon Carroll in Butler County, MO (18 year old driver backing down private drive struck victim) Poplar Bluff MHP

N
1


5-10

A

18 year old Rachel Johnston in Washington County, MO (went off side of road, struck culvert and overturned, ejected) Caledonia MHP

N
1


5-9

A, V



Driver, 17 year old Darrell 'Lee' Viefhaus and passenger, 16 year old Jason Wilbanks in Lawrence County, MO (driver over corrected when vehicle hit gravel, lost control, and was struck broadside by a car driven by a 15 year old - 15 year old and mother injured) Marionville, Marionville

MHP

N
N
2


5-4

A

20 year old Thomas Eads in Bates County, MO (driver lost control and struck another vehicle) Salisbury MHP

Y
1


4-27

A, V

23 year old Jarrod Russell and 47 year old Cynthia Haley in Barry County, MO (driver of car lost control and crossed into path of 19 year old driver, who was seriously injured) Aurora MHP

N
N
1


4-23

V, V


17 year old Kimberly Eckert and 17 year old Drew Healey in Callaway County, MO (16 year old driver ran off left side of roadway, struck embankment and overturned. Both passengers ejected) Williamsburg/ Hatton MHP

N
N
3


4-23

P

28 year old Nathan Rhoads in Oregon County, MO (struck by intoxicated 20 year old driver while sitting in roadway) Cherokee Village, AR MHP

*
1


4-22

A

12 year old Casey Lynn Lawson in Miller County, MO (16 year old driver lost control and crossed into incoming traffic, striking 2 ATV's - mother of Casey on other ATV and critical) Eldon MHP

*
1


4-22

A

57 year old Roger Akehurst in Newton County, MO (19 year old driver crossed centerline and struck victim's motorcycle head on) Pineville MHP

*
1


4-18

A

17 year old Jeffrey Smith in Henry County, MO (driver lost control, struck and embankment and overturned several times, ejected) Calhoun MHP

N
1


4-16

V

13 year old Harley Stretz in Cooper County, MO (14 year old driver ran off side of road and struck tree - driver and 16 year old passenger air flighted) Boonville MHP

Y
3


4-15

V

22 year old Ryan John Hurt in St Charles County, MO (20 year old driver ran off road and struck tree) O"Fallon

Post Dispatch

U
3


4-15

M

5 year old Drew Glover in Camden County,  MO (15 year old motorcyclist ran off road and into tree) Linn Creek MHP

*
2


4-12

V

16 year old Amanda Jaspering in Ralls County, MO (16 year old driver traveled off right side of road and overturned. Both driver and passenger ejected.)

Laddonia

MHP

N
2


4-3

V

19 year old Michael Payne in Jefferson County, MO (17 year old driver attempted to pass another car, swerved to miss oncoming traffic. Lost control, hit rock bluff, which ejected passenger into traffic, where he was struck) Festus MHP

N
2


4-3

A, V

Driver 18 year old Crystal Payne and passenger 14 year old Emily Shepard in Buchanan County, MO (made left turn in front of oncoming car - other driver charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter - was pulling into driveway of fathers house to make surprise visit) Savannah MHP

N
N
2


4-2

A

19 year old Joshua Warnock near Ridgedale, MO (lost control on curve and struck tree) Ridgedale MHP

N
1


4-2

M

60 year old Larry King in Cole County, MO (19 year old driver pulled into path of motorcyclist) California MHP

*
1


4-1

A

17 year old Wade Lurk in St Francois County, MO (drove vehicle into lake and drowned - may have fallen asleep) Ste Genevieve MHP

N
1


3-25

A

50 year old Terry Armour near Fairdealing, MO (19 year old driver crossed centerline and struck victim head on) Naylor

MHP

Y
1


3-21

A

16 year old Sasha Shalbot in Miller County, MO (driver slid out of control and hit another car head-on - father passed away of heart attack eight months prior) Iberia MHP

N
1


3-18

V

18 year old Dominique Jones in Kansas City, MO (19 year old driver approaching DUI checkpoint, did U-turn and fled at high rate of speed - struck another car) Kansas City KC Star

U
2


3-18

A, V


Driver 19 year old Zachary Schwent and passenger, 17 year old Clayton Baker in St Charles County, MO (Traveling at high speed, vehicle left road and hit tree) Wentzville

Post Dispatch

U
U
2


3-17

V

17 year old William Fischer near Anabel, MO (17 year driver slid out of control and struck bridge rail and embankment, rolled, and caught fire, killing passenger) Troy MHP

U
2


3-17

V

16 year old Sameer Talwar in Ladue, Missouri (16 year old driver hits curb and flips SUV, passenger ejected and killed) Frontenac

KPLR

N
2


3-14

A

19 year old David Merriman in Ray County, Missouri (crested hill and struck vehicle head on ) Camden MHP

Y
2


3-12

A

18 year old Nathan Preston in Independence, Missouri (lost control when attempting to pass another car at high speed, overturned and ejected) Lee's Summit

The Examiner

N
2


3-10

A, V

Driver 16-year-old Dean Waters and passenger, 16 year old Rebecca McGuire "Becky" near Sullivan, MO (missed curve, down embankment, stuck telephone pole, driver ejected, 2 other passengers injured) Sullivan MHP

N
N
4


3-9

A

18-year-old Jonathan Quinones near Fair Grove, MO (crossed center line and struck another car head on ) Springfield MHP

N
1


2-27

A

18 year old Bobbie Anderson near Republic, MO (victim ran stop sign and pulled into path of another car) Springfield MHP

N
1


2-26

A

24 year old Jeenal Patel in Lee's Summit, MO (victim lost control and spun into path of 18 year old driver, then struck by 2 other cars) Columbia MHP

N
2


2-25

V

23 year old David Lavender in Cooper County, MO (19 year old driver drove off left side of road, over corrected, and struck an embankment on right side, killing passenger) St Peters MHP

U
2


2-18

V

53 year old Arturo Tuente near Benton, MO (truck was stopped in roadway after being hit by hit and run driver, 18 year old driver lost control and struck truck, killing his passenger) LeSalle, IL MHP

Y
2


2-17

A

15 year old Chad Bocardo "Fish" near Viburnum, MO (ran off right side, over corrected and overturned after hitting embankment on left side) Kennett MHP

N
2


2-15

A

19 year old Christopher Gray in Phelps County, MO (traveled of left side of road on curve, overturned and ejected) Rolla MHP

N
1


2-15

A

16 year old Gary Vaughn in Kansas City, MO (slowing to turn left, was rear ended by another 19 year old driver and pushed into oncoming traffic where struck again) Orrick MHP

N
2


2-14

V

18 year old Laura Winfrey in Cole County, MO (19 year old driver went off left side of road, overturned, ejected - known to her friends as Katey) New Bloomfield MHP

N
2


2-11

V

18 year old Christina Freeman in Joplin, MO (17 year old driver ran off highway ramp and overturned) Joplin Joplin Globe

2-11

A, V

Driver 30 year Larry Blaylock and passenger, 35 year old Angela Martin near Lamar, MO (deceased lost control and skid into path of car driven by 16 year old) Lamar
Golden City
MHP

U
U
2


2-8

A

17 year old Heather McClain near Oak Grove, MO (onto right shoulder, over corrected, and slid into oncoming traffic - daughter of school principal) Oak Grove MHP

Y
1


1-28

A

17 year old Delayne Adamson near Maysville, MO (large piece of farm equipment fell off trailer and struck windshield of Delayne's car) Osborn MHP

Y
2


1-27

A

19 year old Eric Clarke near Branson, MO (swerved to miss road debris and overturned , ejected) Hollister MHP

N
1


1-20

A

19 year old Colin Fahrenkamp in St Louis County, MO (swerved and struck guardrail, ejected - memorial) Creve Coeur

Post Dispatch

N
1


1-18

V

19 year old Gregory Rowland near Lecoma, MO (18 year old driver went of right side of road, passenger grabbed wheel and over corrected, went off left side and overturned numerous times) Rolla MHP

N
5


1-14

A

21 year old Joshua Holdsworth near Gower, MO (17 year old driver ran stop sign striking Joshua's car - passenger in coma) Trenton MHP

Y
2
1


1-8

A, V


Driver 16 year old Dustin Cleveland, and passenger 19 year old Joshua Lockard in Johnson County, MO (drove off left side of road into rock embankment - 2 other passengers seriously hurt) Holden, Kingsville MHP

U
U
4


1-8

V

19 year old Phillip Holland near Doniphan, MO (16 year old driver ran off right side, over corrected and overturned killing passenger) Doniphan MHP

N
3


1-7

P

37 year old Wilhiem Gerner in Pettis County, MO (pedestrian stepped in front of vehicle driven by 20 year old) Sedalia MHP

*
1


1-7

V

32 year old Rebecca Oldham in Boone County, MO (19 year old driver missed curve, struck tree, killing passenger) Rusk, TX MHP

N
2


1-4

A

17 year old Justin Ramsey in Exeter, MO (lost control, struck pole and tree, overturned, and ejected) Exeter MHP

N
1


1-2

A

17 year Edward Strother in St Louis County, MO (skidded off road, overturned, and ejected) Kirkwood MHP

N
1

Above info is obtained from Missouri Highway Patrol and media reports. The MHP only works
crashes outside city limits. Accidents happening inside the limits of a Missouri city are not
listed here unless found in local media. This list is NOT all inclusive.

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The names appearing on this site are the names of those who died in these crashes.
Only crashes with a driver 20 years or younger involved is listed.
List does not include teens killed in crashes w/ adult drivers
Teens/children who died in these crashes are in bold.
Photos shown of teens and children only.
No implication of fault is intended.  
A - Automobile Driver     /     V - Vehicle Passenger    /    P - Pedestrian

Y - Seatbelt worn   /   N - No Seatbelt   /   U - unknown or unreported seatbelt   /   * - N/A
Number of occupants of vehicle(s) driven by teen driver

 

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