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Annapolis Teen Killed in Crash

An Annapolis teen has died and a Lesterville teen was seriously injured Monday night in a one-vehicle crash near Annapolis. The wreck occurred at 9:20 p.m. on Route K, 2.5 miles north of Annapolis.

Lance D. Allen, 16, was northbound in a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire. The Highway Patrol said Allen’s car ran off the roadway, struck a tree and overturned.

Allen sustained serious injuries and was flown by Air Evac to Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis. Dawson M. Danback, 18, of Annapolis was pronounced dead at the scene. The Highway Patrol said both boys were wearing seat belts.


  1. Sarah on July 22, 2017 at 3:16 am

    Dawson is my nephew…he was loved and is missed dearly….he waz life …always smiling and in a great mood ….my heart is breaking for him …and i cant beleive he is gone …greatly missed ,never forgotten..

  2. Connie LaPlant on July 20, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    I feel so sorry for the relatives and friends of these two young men, especially the one who lost his life. I have not seen one word concerning the fact that an Iron Co Deputy was chasing these boys when they crashed. Why????

  3. Brenda Midkiff on July 18, 2017 at 6:21 pm

    This is such a sad,sad event.So sorry about the young man that lost his life.

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