Richland Teen Dead Following Thursday Night Accident

A 16-year-old Richland teen is dead following a single vehicle accident at 6:00 p.m. Thursday night on Rawlins Road, 1 mile west of highway T in Pulaski County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that a pickup driven by the teen failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree. The name of the teen was not released. He was not wearing a safety device.