A 13 year old boy has died in a crash west of Branson.

The Highway Patrol says Ace Garate from Emporia, Kansas was a passenger in a vehicle that slowed to make a turn on Highway 76 and was hit from behind by another car.

Troopers say the victim was not wearing a seatbelt.

He died at a local hospital.

Four other people suffered minor injuries.

 

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