Oct 23, 2021 11:18 AM

Missouri teen dies after car strikes a tree, overturns

Posted Oct 23, 2021 11:18 AM

WRIGHT COUNTY—A Missouri teen died in an accident just before 9:30p.m. Friday in Wright County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2010 Hyundai Sonata driven by Mason L. Duckett, 19, Ava, was eastbound on Old U.S. 60 three miles east of Norwood.

The driver failed to negotiate a right turn. The vehicle traveled off the road, struck a tree and overturned.

Duckett was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to the county coroner's office. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the MSHP.