Teen Driver Killed After Car Hit Tree

2 years 6 months 4 weeks ago June 21, 2014 Jun 21, 2014 Saturday, June 21 2014 Saturday, June 21, 2014 2:00:00 PM CDT in News
By: Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

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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