Teens who died in crash will be honored Sunday

3 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, November 29 2014 Nov 29, 2014 Saturday, November 29, 2014 2:30:03 PM CST November 29, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

NIXA, Mo. (AP) - Four teens killed in a southwest Missouri crash will be remembered Sunday at a candlelight vigil.

The Springfield News-Leader (http://sgfnow.co/1yv5ILK ) reports that the vigil will get underway at 5 p.m. at the Union Hill Church of Christ in Nixa. The crash happened Wednesday night when a pickup truck hit a tree in Stone County.

The driver, 17-year-old Landon Potts of Nixa, was killed, along with three of his seven passengers. The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victims as 19-year-old Logan Middleton, of Nixa; 19-year-old Lance Porterfield, of Sparta; and 19-year-old Cody Uber, of Nixa.

Two other passengers were taken to a Springfield hospital with serious injuries. A CoxHealth spokeswoman says one of those teens has been discharged, and the other teen's condition has been upgraded to stable.

 

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