Fenton teen killed in single vehicle crash in Jefferson County

(Jefferson County) A Fenton teenager died in a one vehicle crash on Highway 21 in Jefferson County on Wednesday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado driven by a 17-year-old male was travelling too fast for conditions, overcorrected and drove off the right side of the road, hit a tree and overturned.

The impact caused the driver to be partially ejected.

The Fenton teen was pronounced deceased on the scene by Rock Township Ambulance District personnel.

The accident happened shortly before 11:30 on Wednesday morning on southbound Highway 21, north of mile marker 179.