Head-On Crash Causes Injuries for Both Drivers in Camden County

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When one driver was traveling at a high rate of speed, he crashed into oncoming traffic and caused injuries for himself and his victim.

On January 25, 2012 at approximately 3:30 P.M., 18-year-old Steve Dodson from Linn Creek, Missouri was operating a 2001 Chevrolet and traveling westbound on Route Y 1.5 miles west of Linn Creek, Missouri. At said time and place, Deborah Crose, age 51, from Camdenton, Missouri was traveling eastbound in a 2011 Ford.

The crash occurred as Dodson was traveling at a high rate of speed and crossed the center line, crashing into Crose. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts at the time of this crash.

Dodson, the at-fault driver, suffered moderate injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash by EMS to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, Missouri. Crose suffered moderate injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash by EMS to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, Missouri.

Dodson’s vehicle received total damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Beldsoe Conoco of Camdenton, Missouri. Crose’s 2011 Ford received extensive damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Starr Towing Service of Linn Creek, Missouri. Both drivers had driver insurance at this time.

This investigation was led by Trooper S.M. Cummings and assisted by Corporal J.E. Lowary in Camden County.

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