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Mountain View teen dies in weekend crash

Thursday, February 9, 2012

A Mountain View teen was killed Feb. 3 in a crash near Mountain View.

A report from Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened at 7:15 p.m. on Howell County Road 3890 south of County Road 3160, when the northbound 1997 Ford pickup driven by Christina McBride, 16, of Mountain View lost control, traveled off the west side of the road, overturned and hit a fence.

A passenger, Michael Richison, 14, of Birch Tree, was ejected from the vehicle. Richison suffered serious injuries and was taken to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains by ambulance.

A second passenger, Lindy McBride, 17, of Mountain View, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield by St. John's Ambulance.

Christina McBride was pronounced dead at the scene. Her death marks the seventh fatality for this year for Troop G, compared to four at this time in 2011. The report states none of the teens were wearing a seatbelt.