More Details on Fatal Crash in Putnam County

CORRECTION: Our previous story said that Cale Milller was driving, but was the passenger.

Family and friends teen are grappling with the sudden loss after a car accident claimed his life yesterday in Putnam County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol that 16-year-old Coy J. Miller was driving eastbound near Newtown with his 15-year-old brother, Cale D. Miller, while 21-year-old Brady Huffman, of Galt, was traveling westbound. The two vehicles met on a hill crest and struck nearly head-on. Both vehicles overturned and came to a rest off the roadway. Coy Miller was ejected from his vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. Cale Miller and Huffman, of Galt, were transported by private vehicle to the Sullivan County Memorial Hospital of Milan. The Major Crash Investigative Unit, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, and Sullivan County First Responders assisted at the scene. The cause of the accident is under investigation.