Three Injured in Two-vehicle Collision

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In Pemiscot County, a man from Kennett, Missouri was left with serious injuries after the crash collision involving two teens at the US 412, Route NN intersection, 7 miles east of Kennett late Thursday afternoon.

On January 26, 2012 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Marcus Clark, age 27 and of Kennett, Missouri was operating a 1998 Dodge traveling in the northbound direction on US 412. Driver, Bethany Wyell age 16, and her passenger, Kyle Bowling age 15, are both residents of Bragg City, Missouri. Bethany was operating a 2001 Ford traveling in the eastbound direction of US 412.

At that said time and place, Bethany was traveling eastbound on US 412 as she was approaching the Route NN intersection. Traveling northbound on US 412, Clark was approaching the Route intersection as well. Clark reached the intersection of Route NN and as he failed to yield, Clark pulled into the path of Bethany and her passenger, Kyle, and collided with her vehicle.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, both teens were wearing their seat belts at the time of impact. Bethany and Kyle received moderate injuries as both were taken via ambulance to Twin Rivers Hospital for medical attention. Clark Marcus sustained serious injuries from the impact of the collision. He was not reported to be wearing his seat belt. Clark was taken by via ambulance to the Twin Rivers Hospital.

Clark’s 1998 Dodge received total damages from the crash collision and was towed by MacMahon’s Wrecker. Bethany’s 2001 Ford also received total damages as her vehicle was towed by Hendershots towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of trooper, J. Van Meter, of troop E.


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