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Area crashes leave four people hurt

Monday, August 15, 2011

Teenagers from Cassville and Exeter were hurt in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 37 in Cassville at 5:20 p.m. on Sunday.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Lora Weathers, 16, of Exeter, was driving east in a 2001 Ford when she failed to yield and drove into the path of a 2005 Chevrolet pickup driven by Angela Groom, 30, of Mt. Vernon.

Weathers received serious injuries and was transported to St. John's Hospital in Cassville for treatment. Miranda Gaches, 15, of Cassville, a passenger in Weathers' vehicle, also received serious injuries and was taken to Cox Monett Hospital for treatment. Groom was not injured in the crash.

Other crash reports

* A Monett woman received minor injuries in a single vehicle crash at 12:35 a.m. on Saturday four miles south of Carthage. Cassandra Mercer, 25, was driving west on Interstate 44 in a 1997 Toyota Camry when she ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a median cable. Mercer was transported to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin for treatment.

* A Monett man was hurt in a motorcycle crash at 12:50 p.m. on Aug. 12 three miles east of Monett. James Vinsant, 60, was riding east on business Highway 60 when his motorcycle left the roadway. Vinsant received serious injuries and was taken to Cox Hospital South in Springfield for treatment.

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