Injuries result from Head-On Collision for Two Missouri Residents

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When one driver crossed the center line, a head-on collision resulted in minor to moderate injuries for two Missouri residents in Iron County.

On October 4, 2011 at approximately 10:25am, 66-year-old Patsy Moore from Farmington, Missouri was heading southbound on Hwy 221 one mile north of Pilot Knob in a 2004 Oldsmobile. At the said time and place, Jermarco Burse, age 37, from Annapolis, Missouri was operating a 1999 Chevrolet and heading northbound on Hwy 221.

The crash occurred when Moore crossed the centerline and struck Burse’s vehicle in a head-on collision. Neither of the drivers had passengers. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

The at-fault driver, Patsy Moore, suffered minor injuries and was transported by ambulance from the scene of the crash to Iron County Hospital in Pilot Knob, Missouri. Jermarco Burse suffered moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance from the scene of the crash to Parkland Hospital in Farmington, Missouri.

Moore’s 2004 Oldsmobile received extensive damages and was towed by Adams Dale Custom Auto Service from Arcadia, Missouri. Burse’s Chevrolet received total damage and was also towed by Adams Dale Custom Auto Service from Arcadia, Missouri. Moore had State Farm Insurance, and Burse had Progressive insurance at the time of the crash.

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Today, Iron County is known for its Fort David State Historic Site which honors the brave Union and Confederate Soldiers who fought and died in one of the most important battles of the Civil War in “The Battle of Pilot Knob at Fort Davidson”.

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