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Troopers: Texting teen dies in first drive by herself Published: May 20, 2013

HARRISONVILLE, MO - She had just turned 16 years old last week, and her family had allowed her for the first time to drive alone, reports WAFB.

Savannah Nash was en route Thursday afternoon to the grocery store to pick up items for the family dinner when her vehicle slammed into a semi. She died at the scene.

She was texting when the crash happened, the Missouri Highway Patrol says. An unsent lengthy text was found on her phone.

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