Teen Driver Killed After Car Hit Tree

Posted: Jun 21, 2014 2:00 PM by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Jun 22, 2014 4:08 AM

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GASCONADE COUNTY - A 17-year-old boy died in a car accident early Saturday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said 17-year-old Zachary Honey, of Chamois, was driving on Missouri 100 when he crossed the center line, drove off the left side of the road and hit a tree.

The accident happened at 12:38 Saturday morning, and Honey was pronounced dead at 1:25 a.m.

The Highway Patrol said Honey was wearing his seat belt.

(Editor's note: This story has been updated to include the name of the boy.)

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