The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Sarah J. Batstone, 16, was driving a ’02 Chrysler 300 south on Hwy. 19 when the car ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree at 7:57 a.m. Monday.
Dent County Coroner Gina White pronounced her dead at the scene at 8:50 a.m. and took her to the coroner’s office. From there she was taken to Dent County Memorial Chapel, Salem.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, 201 N. McArthur Ave., Salem, with the funeral 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
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