Three Poplar Bluff, Mo., teenagers died Saturday night when their car ran off a rural highway and struck a tree.
Camille McCain, 16, and Linda Schulz, 16, were pronounced dead at the scene. Cody Logan, 14, died early Sunday morning of his injuries after being rushed to a hospital.
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Another 14-year-old passenger suffered serious injuries and was flown by helicopter to a Memphis hospital.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Schulz was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro south on Route W, about one mile north of Poplar Bluff about 10 p.m. when the car crossed over the highway and struck a tree. Everyone except McCain had been wearing a seat belt, the patrol reported.
Logan, in an obituary on Moore Funeral Service, was described as a freshman at Poplar Bluff High School who loved skating and hanging out with friends. He was a member of the Poplar Bluff High School Mules basketball team. Friends set up a GoFundMe page to help his family.
Friends of McCain’s family have also set up a GoFundMe page to help the family. Posts on Facebook mourned the loss of McCain as “such a bright and beautiful young lady who always had a smile on (her) face.”
Schulz, one friend posted on Facebook, “had a smile that would make my day even on bad days. (Schulz) always had a positive mindset that I loved so much.”