Teen dies after being ejected from vehicle while 'hill jumping' in St. Charles County - KMOV.com

Teen dies after being ejected from vehicle while 'hill jumping' in St. Charles County

(KMOV) – A teenager in a vehicle attempting a hill jump was killed after he was ejected from the vehicle in St. Charles County Monday evening.

The accident happened while the driver of a 2003 Chevy Malibu was traveling southbound on Greens Bottom Road.  Police said the driver lost control and went end over end.

Clayton D. Newell, 16, was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said the other three passengers in the vehicle were taken to an area hospital and listed in serious condition.

During an initial investigation, police found narcotics in the vehicle.

The area where the teen died is a well-known spot for hill jumping, and several people have lost their lives over the years.

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