One dead, two injured after accident near Edwardsville - KMOV.com

One dead, two injured after accident near Edwardsville

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

(KMOV.com) – Police said a teenager died after an accident on Highway 157 in Edwardsville Friday afternoon.

According to police, 16-year-old Garrett Steele was a passenger in the car that was driving on 157 when the driver lost control of the car, crossed the center line and slammed into an SUV that was driven by a 47-year-old woman.

Police said Steele was wearing his seat belt, but died of head injuries from the crash. The drivers of both cars were also hurt and were taken to a local hospital.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing. 

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