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Six people hurt in vehicle crashes

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

A three-vehicle crash on Highway 37 in Purdy on Monday left three people with injuries. The crash took place at 4:15 p.m., one-tenth of the mile north of Highway B.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the northbound 1994 Chevrolet Astrovan, driven by Rachael Harris, 32, of Monett, crossed the center line and collided with a southbound 2007 Toyota Tundra pickup, driven by Cynthia Hess, 52, of Monett. Hess lost control of the pickup, which skidded across the center line and struck a northbound 2008 Peterbilt tractor trailer.

Hess was transported with serious injuries to Cox Hospital South in Springfield. Harris was transported with moderate injuries to Cox Hospital South in Springfield. Mark Isom, 51, of Mt. Vernon, driver of the Peterbilt, received minor injuries and sought treatment on his own.

Monett and Purdy firefighters, Barry County Sheriff's deputies,Barry-Lawrence Ambulance and the Highway Patrol responded to the scene.


* Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash at Myrtle and Eisenhower in Monett shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday. According to the Monett Police Department, Nathan Mays, of Monett, was driving north in a Buick Regal and slowed to turn onto Myrtle. Cathy Guldan, of Monett, was driving north in a PT Cruiser and struck the rear end of Regal. Mays was transported for Cox Monett Hospital for treatment. Guldan was also injured.

* A Monett teen was hurt in a single vehicle crash at 2:25 p.m. on Monday one mile northeast of Reavisville. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Natasha Hendershot. 18, was driving a 2001 Dodge Stratus west on Farm Road 2012 when the car went off the right side of the road. Hendershot over-corrected, lost control of the vehicle, traveled off the left side of the roadway and overturned. Hendershot, who was wearing a seat belt, received moderate injuries and was transported to Cox Hospital South in Springfield for treatment.

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