New Florence, MO (KSDK) - A crash involving a single car and a grove of trees has left one teen dead and two other people hurt.
The crash occurred early Wednesday in Montgomery County on Boonslick Road just west of Highway 19 near New Florence, Missouri.
Authorities say around 1:30 a.m. a westbound car driven by 19 year old Robert Scarlet of Montgomery City went out of control at high speed, colliding with several trees.
Scarlet and two passengers in the car were all thrown from the wreckage of the Honda Civic they were in.
Scarlet was taken by helicopter to a Columbia, Missouri hospital with serious injured.
Ryan Biggs, 18 of Montgomery City, was a passenger in the car and pronounced dead at the scene. A second passenger, Ethan Anderson, 21 of Montgomery City, was also airlifted to the hospital with less severe injuries.