Teen dies after rollover wreck on Highway 364 - KMOV.com

Teen dies after rollover wreck on Highway 364

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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KMOV) -- Authorities say a teenager died Saturday from injuries in a rollover wreck on Highway 364 earlier this week.

Natasha G. Galenski, 17, of St. Peters was pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital. She is the second person dead following a car crash on Highway 364 last Tuesday.

Galenski was seriously injured in the rollover accident around 5:30 pm near the Maryland Heights Expressway.

According to reports, the driver of a minivan hit the rear of another vehicle causing the driver to lose control of the van.  The van flipped several times, ejecting two occupants. A total of four people were in the van. 

One passenger, Jarred T. Nevenner, 23, from Caseyville, Illinois was pronounced dead at the scene.

The last passenger, Nicholas A. Recklein, 20, from St. Charles suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the minivan, John P. Recklein, 22, from St. Charles, has been arrested and charged with voluntary manslaughter, 2nd degree felony assault and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Recklein was treated at Mercy Hospital and then turned over to police custody.

Missouri Highway Patrol tells News 4 that witnesses reported seeing the minivan weaving in-and-out of traffic when it struck the back of the other car. No one in the other car was injured.

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