Teen killed near Booneville

Teen killed near Booneville

BOONEVILLE – A Prentiss County teen-ager was killed Sunday in a one-vehicle accident a half-mile south of Booneville.

A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman said Jon Wesley Cristo, 18, died of injuries suffered in an accident on Highway 145 about 1:30 p.m. He was pronounced dead at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, where he was airlifted for treatment following the crash.

Cristo was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Charles Brad Roberts, 17, of Booneville. Roberts and another passenger, Wesley Floyd, 15, no address available, were taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville, treated and released.

The investigation was continuing Monday.

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