Bi-county traffic wrecks resulted in one fatality and two injuries since Friday.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports:
A Pineville teenager was killed and another teen was hurt in a one-vehicle crash a half mile west of Halltown on Interstate 44 in Lawrence County at 5 a.m. Saturday.
Zachary Geeding, 17, a passenger, was killed. He was wearing a seat belt, according to the Patrol report. The body was taken to Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Kenny Condreay, 18, of Anderson, the driver, sustained serious injuries and was taken to St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield.
The wreck occurred when the westbound Ford driven by Condreay went off the road, down a steep embankment and struck several trees.
Investigating the crash was Trooper Jonathan May.
A Purdy woman was injured in a one-vehicle wreck two miles north of Butterfield on Barry County Farm Road 1112 at 5:45 a.m. Friday.
Donna O'Hagan, 19, a passenger, sustained minor injuries and was taken to Cox Monett Hospital.
|The driver and a second occupant in the vehicle fled the scene.|
The crash occurred when the southbound Chevrolet pickup went off the road and struck a ditch.
Investigating the wreck was Trooper John Lueckenhoff.