A Gallatin youth received serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident at about 3:50 p.m. on Thursday, May 29.
According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patron, Kirsten Richards, 16, was traveling eastbound on Hwy. 6 one mile east of Altamont. Her 2001 Dodge traveled across the center line, overcorrected, and traveled off the south side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a ditch and continued off the roadway,