PHELPS COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ)
A St. James teenager was killed Sunday night after falling out of a pickup truck bed.
The 16-year-old boy fell out of the vehicle on County Road 2250, about 2 miles west of St. James, around 10 pm, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Staff at Phelps Health in Rolla pronounced the teen dead just after 11:25 pm No other details about the incident were immediately available.
The death is Troop I’s third in June and the 12th of this year.