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East Prairie teen killed in crash

East Prairie teen killed in crash

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NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Saturday night drive turns tragic for an East Prairie teen.

A Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report says 16-year-old Nolan Smith of East Prairie died following a crash near Matthews.

It happened around 8:45 p.m. on Missouri 80 in Matthews.

Troopers say Smith lost control of his vehicle, and ran off the road – causing the car to overturn.

The teen was airlifted to a Cape Girardeau hospital where he died a short time later.

Troopers say the teen was not wearing a seat belt.

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