West Plains teen dies three weeks after crash

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WEST PLAINS, Mo. (KY3) A teenager from West Plains died three weeks after a single-vehicle crash near his hometown.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Lucas Shertz, 17, died at a Springfield hospital on Saturday.

Shertz was seriously injured after he ran his 2002 Dodge 2500 truck off of U.S. 63 on Oct. 19. His truck stuck a tree and overturned.

Nobody else was hurt in the crash.