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Police say Carthage teen was texting just before fatal crash

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A Carthage, Missouri teen is killed in a Wednesday crash on Lyon Drive in Neosho.  Witnesses told police the vehicle had been swerving, when it left the road, hit an embankment and overturned.

The driver, Kendra McNamara, 18, of Carthage, was partially ejected and killed.

Neosho police say the investigation into the crash revealed the driver had been sending and receiving text messages moments before the accident.

She was not wearing her seatbelt.

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