Sedalia 15-year-old dies in Pettis County car accident

Jordan Sparks died in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday. (MGN Online)

A Wednesday morning car crash claimed the life of one teenager and injured another.

Jack Tague, 16, was driving a 2000 Chrysler Town and Country on Route Y just east of Fairway Drive in Pettis County. Tague tried to pass another vehicle and lost control of his car.

The minivan drove off the road and struck a tree. Jordan Sparks, 15, a passenger in the vehicle, and was pronounced dead at the scene. A crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol stated Sparks was not wearing a seatbelt; Tague was wearing his seatbelt.

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