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Three hurt in crashes

Monday, September 12, 2011

A Cassville woman was hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 7:38 p.m. on Sunday two miles east of Wheaton.

According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Tessa Craig, 20, was driving west in a 1997 GMC Yukon on Highway 76 when the vehicle ran off the left side of the road and struck the embankment. Craig received minor injuries and was transported to St. John's Hospital in Springfield for treatment.

Other crash reports

* A Greenfield man was hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 12:02 p.m. on Sept. 9 seven miles northeast of Avilla in Lawrence County. Charles Trent, 20, was driving north on Route AA, when his 1994 GMC utility trucj ran off the right side of the road. Trent over-corrected, causing the vehicle to overturn in the roadway, ejecting the driver. Trent was airlifted to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin with serious injuries. It was not determined if Trent had been wearing a seat belt.

* A single-vehicle crash on Sept. 8 sent a Washburn man to the hospital. The crash occurred at 8:30 p.m. on County Road 2130 one half mile east of Butterfield when the driver of a 1997 Ford Escort, Douglas W. Brattin, 46, of Butterfield, ran off the road and struck a ditch. A passenger in the vehicle, Daniel D. Gaches, 40, of Washburn, was taken to Cox Monett Hospital with minor injuries. Neither man was wearing a seat belt.

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