SAPPINGTON, Mo. – A teenager was killed and three other people injured in a crash Tuesday evening in Sappington.
According to Sgt. Tracy Panus, a spokeswoman with the St. Louis County Police Department, the crash happened around 8:30 p.m. on Gravois Road near Winternight Lane.
A silver 2002 Saturn SL had struck a utility pole at that location, Panus said. Investigators believe the driver was speeding, lost control, and struck the pole.
A 15-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and two other passengers were taken to a local hospital. Their injuries were not life-threatening.