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Teens involved in area crashes

Monday, August 8, 2011

A Monett teenager was one of two people hurt in a single car crash at 10:45 p.m. on Sunday on Highway W near Wheaton.

Valerie Rey, 16, was a passenger in an eastbound 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Kassie Pointer, 17, of Neosho. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Pointer ran off the roadway and the car overturned.

Both teens received moderate injuries and were transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment. Neither was wearing a safety belt.

Other crash reports

* A Golden City teenager was hurt in a crash at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday five miles east of Miller. Jacqueline Ramos, 17, was driving east on Highway 96 in a 1996 Honda when she ran off the north side of the road and her vehicle overturned several times. Ramos, who was not wearing a safety belt, received moderate injuries and was taken to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin for treatment.

* A Monett woman was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 2:25 a.m. on Saturday, three miles east of Granby. Diane Mobley, 55, was driving east on Highway 60 when her 2000 Ford collided head on with a 1999 Dodge, driven by Harold Jacobs, 28, of Stella, who was attempting to make a left turn. Mobley, who was wearing a safety belt, received moderate injuries and was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin for treatment. Jacobs was not hurt.

* Two people were hurt in a single vehicle crash at 11 p.m. on Aug. 5 two miles west of Halltown in Lawrence County. Anthony Maggard, 24, of Springfield, was driving west on Highway 96/Old Route 66 in a 1992 Chevrolet when he failed to negotiate a corner. Maggard's vehicle ran off the roadway, struck several trees and caught fire. Maggard and his passenger, Haley Crocker, 18, of Fair Grove, both received minor injuries and were taken to St. John's Hospital-Springfield for treatment. Neither were wearing a safety belt.

* Two Wentworth teenagers were hurt in a single vehicle crash one mile north of Pierce City at 5:45 p.m. on Friday. Reetha Haase, 17, was driving north on Highway 97 in a 1991 Ford Ranger when she over-corrected and lost control. The pickup left the roadway and overturned. Haase and her passenger, Trisha Haase, 14, both received moderate injuries and were taken to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment. Neither were wearing a safety belt.



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