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Teens seriously injured in crash near Bowling Green

Posted: Feb. 11, 2019 10:10 am

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. -- Two Louisiana teens were injured in a Sunday night crash on U.S. 54 near Bowling Green.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 2009 Nissan Altima driven by Laura C. Rousan, 18, of Louisiana, was westbound at 7:12 p.m. The patrol said the vehicle was overtaking another vehicle and traveling too fast for road conditions when it went off the right side of the road and overturned.

Rousan and a passenger, Natalie E. Welch, 16, of Louisiana, were taken by Pike County Ambulance District to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis with serious injuries.

The patrol said neither teen was wearing a seat belt.

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