NEWLAND, Mo. — A 17-year-old is dead and two other people were injured in a Pettis County, Missouri, crash Monday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a Mitsubishi Lancer was driving south on Route O and began to skid. It crossed the center of the roadway and hit a Dodge Dakota headed north.

The driver of the Lancer was pronounced dead at the scene and a 9-year-old passenger was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The adult driver of the Dodge also suffered minor injuries.

The crash happened just before 6 a.m. Monday morning.

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