Vincenzo Keith, 16, killed in van crash into Greasy Creek off of Rocks Dale Road in Dallas County, Missouri

Modified Date: 
Fri, 12/04/2015 - 1:33pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, November 29, 2015

Nixa teenager dies in crash in Dallas County in crash off of bridge

Vincenzo Keith was a sophomore at Nixa High School. The Nixa School District says many of its students have been affected by the news of Vincenzo's death. It has posted information on the high school website to assist parents in supporting their children in this time of grief. A 16-year-old boy from Nixa has died of the injuries he suffered Sunday afternoon when a van he was riding in ran off the bridge over Greasy Creek in Dallas County. The teen driver and his mother suffered minor injuries and told police they would seek medical treatment.

Community grieving after Nixa teen dies in a car wreck

And typically, speed is going to be leading cause of all fatal traffic crashes," Pace says. "Inattention is going to continue to be the leading cause of all traffic crashes in the state. So if you’re unbuckled, if you’re texting and driving, if you’re on your phone… All these distractions. Pace says the 15-year-old was driving legally because he had a permit and his mother was in the car with them. Pace says everyone in the car was buckled up and alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

Remembering Vincenzo Keith

Remembering Vincenzo Keith, the Nixa teen killed in a car crash last weekend. They said Keith, only 16-years-old, was a "hard worker and a great friend" who will be missed. Vincenzo played running back and outside linebacker on the Nixa football team. There's probably 30 people over at the house right now so we're doing good," Garrett said. He was a hard worker, a great football player, an amazing athlete.

Nixa teen's death brings more than 100 students together to honor his life

16-year old Nixa sophomore, Vincenzo Keith was killed this week in a car crash. He was riding in the back seat of a van his friend was driving.His friend's mom was in the passenger seat. All 3 were wearing seatbelts when the van ran off a bridge and flipped over in a river, killing Vincenzo. KY3's Jehan Sheikh was at the emotional candlelight vigil in Nixa.
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Vincenzo Keith
Roadway: 
Rocks Dale Road

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