Jul 30, 2020 10:00 AM

Teen from Rock Port injured in violent pickup crash

Posted Jul 30, 2020 10:00 AM

ATCHISON COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just before 3a.m. Thursday in Atchison County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2000 Chevy Silverado driven by Austin J. Wallace, 17, Rock Port, was southbound on U.S. 59 just north of Fairfax.

The pickup traveled off the road, over a ditch, became airborne, hit the ditch and rolled.

Atchison-Holt ambulance transported Wallace to Fairfax Medical Center and he was later transported to Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the MSHP.