3 Kansas teens killed, 10 hurt in church van crash

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BOLIVAR, M. (KAKE) -

Three Kansas teenagers died and 10 others were hurt when a church van crashed in southern Missouri, authorities say.

The Missouri Highway Patrol said the van, belonging to the Faith Chapel Assembly of God in Overland Park, was southbound on Highway 13 about five miles north of Bolivar when it overturned and hit a tree, according to KMBC.

Members of a youth group were on board. The patrol said three of the 13 people injured in the crash died. The victims include a 16-year-old boy from Olathe, a 14-year-old girl from Louisburg and a 17-year-old girl from Stilwell.

Three people suffered serious injuries and seven others' injuries were described as minor to moderate. All were hospitalized. 

Additional information was not immediately available.

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