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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. — A 10-year-old girl died and three other children were injured Monday morning in a crash on Missouri Highway 21 in Washington County, Missouri.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the single-car crash happened on southbound Highway 21, north of Furnace Creek Road. The driver was coming around a curve, lost control of the car and struck a tree.
A 10-year-old girl died in the crash, and the three other children, ages 6, 7 and 8, in the car were taken to an area hospital with serious injuries, according to an MSHP crash report.
The driver, a 36-year-old man, was also taken to an area hospital with serious injuries, the report said.
The Washington County coroner arrived at the scene at about 9:15 a.m.
As of Monday afternoon, the victim was not yet identified.
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