St. Francois County Wreck Kills Teen

(St. Francois County, MO) KFMO B104 News confirms a 16 year old teenager from Bonne Terre, Ethan Bryan, is dead after a three vehicle accident in St. Francois County Wednesday afternoon and a 16 year old passenger in his vehicle is suffering moderate injuries. Highway Patrol reports show the wreck happened just before 5:30 as two cars were headed west on Highway 8, at Harmon Road, when the first car driven by Bryan swerved to the left to attempt to avoid a collision with the other car driven by a 21 year old Bonne Terre woman, Aleisha R. Radford. Radford was slowing to make a left turn onto Harmon Road. The front right side of Bryan's car struck the rear of Radford's.  Bryan's vehicle then crashed head on into a pick up driven east by 79 year old George W. Arnold of Cadet. Bryan was pronounced dead at the scene. His 16 year old passenger was moderately injured and flown to St. Louis Children's Hospital. Radford was not injured. Arnold received moderate injuries and a passenger in his truck 67 year old Marie K. Roberts received minor injuries. They were both taken to Parkland Health Center at Farmington. Everyone involved in the wreck was wearing their seat belt at the time of the accident.