Weekend crash kills two teens, seriously injures another

Two teens are dead and another was seriously injured in an accident early Sunday morning in Saline County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 19-year-old Scott Mullins of Marshall lost control while driving south on Route YY, just north of Interstate 70. The Dodge Neon overturned several times, causing Mullins to be ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Passengers John Eitel, 19, of Marshall and Mikaela Giles, also 19 of Independence, were taken to University Hospital by helicoptor. Eitel died at the hospital around 6pm Sunday and Giles remains hospitalized.