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Weekend crashes leave three people with injuries

Monday, March 26, 2012

Two Arkansas residents were seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash that took place at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday on Interstate 44 about two miles west of Halltown.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2005 Kenworth, Kay W. Hardin, 61, of Marked Tree, Ark., left the roadway and struck a median cable. The vehicle then went airborne, struck an embankment and landed in a creek.

Hardin and a passenger in the truck, Paul A. Hardin, 58, were both transported by helicopter to Cox South Hospital in Springfield with serious injuries. Kay Hardin was wearing a seat belt; Paul Hardin was not.

Other crashes

* A Mt. Vernon man was injured in a two-vehicle crash that took place at 8:28 a.m. on Friday on Highway 13 at Business Highway 13 in Osceola. The crash occurred when the driver of a 1986 Peterbilt tractor-trailer, Preston P. Eagles, 48, of Mt. Vernon, failed to yield and pulled into the path of a 2006 Mercury Mariner driven by Cora D. Thompson, 63, of Clinton. Preston sustained moderate injuries and was taken to Sac Osage Hospital in Osceola. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

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