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Arkansas man hurt in crash on Highway 39

Thursday, April 28, 2011

A Rogers, Ark., man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at 5:20 p.m. yesterday on Highway 39 four miles north of Mt. Vernon.

The wreck took place when the driver of a 2005 Kenworth tractor-trailer, Kenneth D. Abrams, 56, ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned into a ditch.

Abrams was airlifted to St. John's Hospital-Joplin. According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, it is not known if Abrams was wearing a seat belt.

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