Child dies after car strikes tree on Highway 67 in Bonne Terre

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BONNE TERRE, MO (KTVI) - A 3-year-old died after crash on Highway 67 in Bonne Terre Tuesday afternoon.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that the accident happened at Highway 67 at Hedge Apple Lane in Bonne Terre.  The 2002 Honda Accord was traveling northbound on Highway 67, when it traveled off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

Two children, 3-year-old Chasen Luksza and 5-year-old James Luksza  were taken to the to be treated for their injuries.  Chasen Luksza later died at the hospital.

The accident is still under investigation.