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Two teenagers killed in traffic accident south of St. Joseph

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Route A accident

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Two people were killed after a crash south of St. Joseph Friday morning. 

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the victims were 19-years-old and 14-years-old. 

The crash occurred just after 6 a.m. on Route A south of Route O, four miles south of St. Joseph.

According to the crash report, the accident happened with a 2017 Chevrolet 3500 was traveling northbound when it crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic.

The Chevrolet attempted to avoid a 2014 Ford Fiesta that was traveling southbound. The vehicles collided head-on.

19-year-old Alexander Brown and the 14-year-old were both occupants of the Ford Fiesta and were pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The driver of the Ford Fiesta was transported by Life-Net air ambulance to KU Medical Center. 

The driver of the Chevrolet suffered minor injuries. 

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