An Altamont teen died from injuries sustained in a vehicle crash on Sunday.
The St. Louis medical examiner’s office confirmed yesterday that 17-year old Hunter Barns died on Monday. Barns had been flown to St. Louis Children’s Hospital after losing control of his vehicle in Moccasin Township. While travelling on 1500th Avenue the driver lost control of their vehicle, left the roadway on the north side and struck a tree in the yard at 5376 E 1500th Ave. The vehicle rolled and came to rest on its top. Police said Barns was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.