Kirksville teens injured in crash on Route H

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Two Kirksville teenagers were hurt when a car turned into the path of a pickup truck just south of Kirksville.

Two teenagers in the pickup, 19-year old Cody Stewart and 17-year old Sumerlynn Sewell, were taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville with minor injuries. The driver of the car, 58-year old Harry McLaine of Greentop, was not reported hurt.

The crash happened late Saturday afternoon as Stewart was driving the pickup south on Route H when a northbound car turned into his path.

The car was demolished and the pickup had extensive damage. The patrol reported McLaine was wearing a seat belt, however, the other two teenagers in the pickup were not using a seat belt.