2 dead, others injured in North County crash - KMOV.com

2 dead, others injured in North County crash

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Two men were killed in a two-vehicle accident late Saturday night. 

The accident occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Page Avenue, near Lackland Road. An SUV carrying four other passengers was headed eastbound on Page. Missouri State Highway Patrol says, for an unknown reason, the SUV was stopped. 

Another vehicle then struck the rear of the SUV. 

Christian Mattingly, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene. Irijah Johnson, 19, was also killed in the accident. Both Mattingly and Johnson were passengers in the SUV. 

The driver of the SUV, Laurent Washington, was transported to the hospital for serious injuries. The condition of Washington, 19, is unknown at this time. Nicholas Gaines-Gracy and Montell Gunn, who were also riding in the SUV, were taken to the hospital for moderate injuries. Gaines-Gracy and Gunn are both 18 years-old. 

The driver of the vehicle that struck the SUV, Shaun Latham, is uninjured. 

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