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Three hurt in crash on farm road

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Three people were seriously injured on a single-vehicle crash that took place on Farm Road 1100 about two miles northeast of Monett.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash took place at 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday when the driver of a 1998 Chevrolet 1500, Dustin M. Turner, 24, of Kansas City, lost control of the vehicle, which traveled off the left side of the roadway before striking a driveway and a fence and overturning several times.

Turner and a passenger in the vehicle, Ernest L. Smith, 21, of Noel, both sustained serious injuries and were airlifted to Cox Hospital South in Springfield. Another passenger, Eric F. McBride, 29, of Weir, Kan., also sustained serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.

None of the occupants were wearing a seat belt.

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They always say the driver "lost control".What does that mean?Where they drunk,stoners,texting or what?Of course they lost control....why?

-- Posted by Soujerner on Thu, Mar 8, 2012, at 8:57 AM
Response by Lisa Schlichtman:
That specific information is not made available to us through the reports we receive from the Missouri Highway Patrol. If it is a DWI, we will report that. If no arrest is reported, they were not criminally negligent.

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