A 16-year-old Summersville girl was killed Friday morning in a crash on Highway K north of Summersville.

The driver, Caylyn Newby, was headed southbound at 11:30 a.m. when the 1998 Jeep Cherokee ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned, ejecting her. The patrol said she was not wearing a seat belt.

She was pronounced dead by Texas County Coroner Marie Lasater. The body was transported to Bradford Funeral Home, Summersville.

Assisting at the scene was the Summersville Fire Department.

Services for Caylyn are 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, at Summersville High School. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, at the high school. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Summersville FFA, Summersville FCA or St. Louis Children’s Hospital Audiology Department.

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