The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

January 31, 2013

One-car crash in Vernon County injures teenager

An El Dorado Springs teenager was injured in a one-car accident about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday on Mission Road, about two miles west of El Dorado Springs in Vernon County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Devenstet Watkins, 16, was injured when the vehicle he was driving ran off the highway, overturned and struck a fence, according to the patrol.

Watkins’ injuries were described as serious in a report by the patrol. He was taken to Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs.