DADE COUNTY, Mo. — A 14-year-old boy is dead after a truck crashed into a tree.
The driver, a 13-year-old boy, ran off the road and struck a tree, ejecting the 14-year-old riding in the bed of the truck.
According to highway patrol, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Neither of the boys were wearing a safety device.
This is Troop D’s 85th fatal crash of 2020.