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Nine Hurt In Area Wrecks

Monday, October 19, 2009

Nine people were injured in several area traffic wrecks since Friday.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports:

A Monett woman was hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 8:59 a.m. Friday a mile east of Diamond on Route J in Newton County.

Willa Landoll, 78, the driver, sustained serious injuries and was taken to St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin.

The wreck occurred when the westbound Kia driven by Landoll went off the road, struck a concrete culvert and overturned.

Landoll was wearing a seat belt, the Patrol reported.

Investigating the crash was Trooper D. Carnagey.

A Pea Ridge, Ark., woman was injured in a one-vehicle wreck three miles south of Washburn on Highway 37 in Barry County at 2:20 p.m. yesterday.

Amber Cotton, 25, the driver, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark.

The crash occurred when the northbound Pontiac driven by Cotton went off the road and struck a tree.

Cotton was wearing a seat belt, according to the Patrol report.

Investigating the wreck was Trooper Gregory Curnes.

Five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash at 11:45 a.m. Saturday five miles south of Aurora on Highway 39 at Route TT in Barry County.

Rennie Conrad, 48, of Verona, one of the drivers, sustained minor injuries. Mellissa Conrad, 39, of Verona, a passenger in his vehicle, sustained moderate injuries.

Amanda Westerman, 18, of Crane, the other driver, sustained minor injuries. Ashley Walles, 17, of Aurora, sustained minor injuries, and Jackson Johnson, 2, of Ozark, sustained moderate injuries. They were passengers in Westerman's vehicle.

All of the injured were taken to St. John's Hospital-Aurora.

The wreck occurred when the southbound Ford driven by Rennie Conrad was stopped in traffic to make a left turn and was struck from behind by the southbound Mercury driven by Westerman.

Investigating the crash was Trooper Gary Horton.

Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle wreck at 3:44 p.m. Friday on Highway 37 south of the city limits of Seligman in Barry County.

Edward Larson, 59, of Washburn, one of the drivers, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

John Dye, 67, of Seligman, the other driver, sustained moderate injuries and was taken to Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, according to the Patrol report.

The crash occurred when the northbound Nissan driven by Larson was passing a vehicle, went out of control and struck the southbound Chevrolet driven by Dye nearly headon.

Investigating the wreck was Trooper Todd Hilburn.



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