Madison County Fatal Traffic Accident

(Madison County, MO.) A 15 year old juvenile from Fredericktown is dead after falling out of the bed of a pick up truck Saturday evening in Madison County. Reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol indicate the teen was riding in the back unenclosed bed of the truck as it was headed east on county road 208, about 5 miles east of Fredericktown, when he fell from the back of the truck. The juvenile was flown to Parkland Health Center at Farmington where the teen was pronounced dead. The truck was driven from the scene by its 17 year old owner, David L. Robinson, also of Fredericktown. The accident took place just before 6:30 Saturday evening.