The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

October 5, 2012

Sheldon man hurt in traffic accident

From staff reports

A Sheldon man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 8:50 a.m. Thursday on Veteran Road, nine miles northeast of Sheldon in Vernon County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

John W. Chadd, 24, was taken to Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, the state patrol said.

Chadd was driving a westbound pickup truck that ran off the road and struck a tree when he swerved to avoid a deer, the patrol said.