Parsons teen killed in overnight crash - KOAM TV 7

Parsons teen killed in overnight crash


A Parsons 16 year old is dead after a one vehicle accident south of Parsons early Friday morning.

Labette County Sheriff Robert Sims says in a news release their investigation showed a Chevy truck traveling northbound on Ness Road north of 22000 Road, entered a ditch, struck a culvert and overturned - ejecting both occupants, then struck a tree.

The sheriff says dispatch was called to the accident at 1:12 a.m. Friday.  At the scene they found two Parsons teens a short distance from the truck.

Derek Horton, 18, was transported to the hospital.

A 16 year old male was pronounced dead at the scene.  Authorities are withholding his name at this time.

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