A Stella teen sustained minor injuries when the vehicle he was riding in went out of control on a Newton County roadway and struck a concrete culvert Friday morning.


A Stella teen sustained minor injuries when the vehicle he was riding in went out of control on a Newton County roadway and struck a concrete culvert Friday morning.

William A. Long, 14, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Neosho Hospital for treatment.

The Missouri Highway Patrol said the crash happened at 10:15 Friday morning on Route D, nine miles east of Neosho. A patrol report said a westbound 1998 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Mark A. Long, 36, of Stella went out of control and struck the culvert.

Both were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, the report noted.