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.