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One Killed, Two Hurt In Area Wrecks

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

One person was killed and two were injured in area traffic crashes since Sunday.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports:

A Seligman woman, Janice Pratt, 52, died in a one-vehicle wreck at 9:50 p.m. yesterday three miles east of Golden on Highway 86 in Barry County.

Pratt was pronounced dead at the scene by Barry County Assistant Coroner Charlie McManus. Her body was taken to Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

The fatality occurred when the westbound Oldsmobile driven by Pratt went off the road and overturned. Pratt was ejected from the vehicle.

Investigating the crash was Trooper Andy Ward.

A Pierce City woman was injured in a one-vehicle wreck a mile west of Pierce City on Highway 37 in Lawrence County at 7:05 a.m. yesterday.

Shanna Warnick, 22, the driver, sustained moderate injuries and was taken to Cox Monett Hospital.

The crash occurred when the westbound Kia Rio driven by Warnick failed to negotiate a curve, struck a curve sign and driveway embankment and overturned.

Investigating the wreck was Trooper L. Ray.

A Monett man was hurt in a one-vehicle crash two miles south of Monett in an open field in Barry County at 7:25 p.m.

Robert Reefe, 57, the driver, sustained moderate injuries and was taken to St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield.

The wreck occurred when the northbound ATV driven by Reefe struck a fence and overturned.

Investigating the crash was Trooper Gregory Curnes.

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