Wentworth woman injured in wreck

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Vehicle strikes road sign, bridge rail on Hwy. 97

A Wentworth woman was injured Friday in a wreck at 9 p.m. on Highway 97, five miles north of Pierce City.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Tammy Shelton, 56, of Wentworth, was driving a 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe southbound when her vehicle traveled off the roadway, struck a road sign and struck a bridge rail.

Shelton suffered moderate injuries and was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

She was wearing a safety device, and the vehicle was totaled.

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