A Pittsburg teenager was killed this afternoon in Upshur County. Authorities say 18-year-old Kristin Grace White lost control on Highway 271, about five miles north of Gilmer. Her vehicle then began to spin and went into the oncoming lane. She was hit by a freightliner towing a trailer.
White was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the freightliner was not injured. Authorities say it was wet and raining at the time of the accident.