LINCOLN COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — A 17-year-old female has been identified as the driver in a Sunday morning triple-fatal crash in Lincoln County.
William Flickinger, 18, of Troy, a 17-year-old Hawk Point girl and a 15-year-old boy from Winfield, were all killed in a Sunday morning Monroe Township vehicle crash that injured 20-year-old Trevor J. Bogert.
According to reports, A female teen driver was speeding in a Ford Focus on South Chantilly Road near Ethington Road in Monroe Township, when the vehicle went airborne before it exited the roadway around 4 a.m. Sunday. The vehicle then came into contact with a tree and rolled over.
Flickinger and the two other teen passengers were pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.
Bogert and the driver were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
A GoFundMe was started to help with Flickinger’s funeral expenses.
The morning of February 5th 2023, 18 year old William Flickinger was in a horrible car accident that has taken his life, we are currently asking for donations to give will the memorial he deserves. He was loved by many, and was always there when people needed help, this has taken a large toll on many of his friends and family. Anything will help! We pray that you are resting easy. You will forever be in our hearts and thoughts.
TheCount.com mistakenly identified Bogert as the driver in previous version of this article. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
Geo quick facts: Lincoln County is located in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2020 census, the population was 59,574. Its county seat is Troy. The county was founded December 14, 1818, and named for Major General Benjamin Lincoln of the American Revolutionary War – wikipedia.