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Police say 16-year-old girl from Blue Springs died Tuesday in crash along I-70 at Noland Road

The crash at I-70 and Noland Road Tuesday killed a 16-year-old Blue Springs girl.

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence police identified the woman killed in a crash Tuesday as a 16-year-old from Blue Springs.

Police say Lauren Courtney died when two cars collided near I-70 and Noland Road.

The impact threw Courtney from the car she was driving. Paramedics rushed her to the hospital, but she died from her injuries.