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A three car accident involving a Silex teenager resulted in minor accidents on May 15.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash Report the accident occurred at Hwy. C and Gravens Road. A 2002 Chevrolet Sierra, driven by Austin Shapin, 16 of Silex swerved to avoid a vehicle in front of him which caused him to strike the passenger side of a 2015 Chevrolet 3500, driven by Billy Schultz, 54 of Wright City.

The impact then caused Shapin’s vehicle to strike the front of a 2010 Dodge Charger, driven by Eileen Murphy, 37 of Troy.

Shapin along with a nine-year old passenger was transported by private conveyance to Progress West Hospital with minor injuries.

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