Leslie teen killed in crash

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According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol Report, a 16 year old female from Leslie, Mo. was killed in a one-vehicle accident Wed., March 21, 2012.

Elisha A. Funston was traveling northbound on Hwy. 185, south of Schmidt Lane at approximately 2:00 p.m. when she failed to negotiate a curve and lost control of her 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt and after traveling off the left side of the roadway, struck a tree.  The driver was wearing her seatbelt.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by Missouri Baptist EMS Personnel.