LINN COUNTY, MO – A vehicle accident Sunday morning led to the hospitalization of an area teen.

Highway Patrol responded two miles east of Purdin on Route KK, where Cody Coram, 17, of Browning suffered minor injuries following a crash. The vehicle reportedly struck an embankment off the roadway and went airborne.

According to troopers, Coram was not utilizing a seat belt during the crash. He was transported to Pershing Memorial Hospital.