Clay County Accident Claims One Life

A teenager is dead after an accident Tuesday morning in Clay County.

It happened on U.S. 421 about four miles south of Manchester.

State Police say 17 year old Franceska Smith of Manchester was northbound when she lost control of her car and skidded into the path of a pick up truck driven by 53 year old Teddy Smith.

Franceska Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.

Teddy Smith was taken to the Manchester Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

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