The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

July 24, 2013

Carthage teenager dies in accident on county road

From staff reports

— A Carthage teenager was killed in a one-vehicle accident at 11:58 p.m. Tuesday on Route K, a mile east of Jasper in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Marissa E. Russow, 17, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, the patrol said. Her body was taken to Knell Mortuary, Carthage.

She was driving a westbound car that ran off the road and overturned, throwing her from the vehicle, the patrol said.