Fatality Crash takes the Lives of Three Teens

A fatality crash in Cedar County took the lives of three teenagers on Thursday, August 4th.  The Missouri Highway Patrol responded to a one-car accident 3 miles East of Jerico Springs on Highway B at approximately 4:30pm.

The accident occurred when a 2006 Toyota Scion topped a hill became airborne then traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned. Three teens were ejected from the vehicle and lost our lives at the scene.

The driver Clay W. Palmer, 19 of Cleveland Missouri, along with passengers Ryan A. Chick, 18 of Cabool Missouri and Logan W. Meerkatz, 18 of Cleveland Missouri were all pronounced at the scene by the Cedar County Coroner.

Bradley K. Kidwell, 18 of Cabool Missouri received serious injuries and was flown to Cox South Hospital in Springfield Missouri

Taylor Q. Ranney, 18 of Mountain Grove Missouri received moderate injuries and was taken to Cox South Hospital in Springfield Missouri.

The Toyota was towed from the scene by Mikes Wrecker of Stockton Missouri.