Jefferson City Teen Killed in Cole County Accident

A Jefferson City teen is dead after a 1 car accident yesterday afternoon in Cole County.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Walnut Acres Road near Stringtown Station Road when a vehicle went around a curve too fast, causing the driver to lose control.

The driver overcorrected, causing the vehicle to skid, go off the road and hit an embankment before overturning.

17 year old Kelton Sellers was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say Sellers was not wearing a seat belt.