The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

March 29, 2013

Woman injured in traffic accident west of Joplin




A woman from Baxter Springs, Kan., was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday on Apricot Road, three miles west of Joplin in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Reva Hopkins, 65, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the state patrol said.

Hopkins was driving a westbound pickup truck that ran off the road on a curve, struck a utility pole and overturned, the patrol said.