An 18-year-old woman from Carthage died in a single-vehicle accident at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday on Lyon Drive in Neosho, according to the Neosho Police Department.
Kendra McNamara died at the scene of the accident near Price Drive, police said.
McNamara was driving a westbound vehicle that left the road, struck an embankment and overturned, partially throwing her out of the vehicle, police said.
• A truck driver from Chicago was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 60, three miles west of Neosho in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Radu Castravet, 21, was flown by medical helicopter to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin after the accident, the state patrol said.
Castravet was driving a westbound truck rig that ran off the road and overturned, the patrol said.
• A Cassville man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 2 p.m. Thursday on Missouri Highway 76 in Cassville, the state patrol said.
Allen W. Chandler, 51, was taken to Mercy Hospital in Cassville, the patrol said.
Chandler was driving a westbound pickup truck that collided with an eastbound pickup truck driven by Nathan D. Haney, 19, of Cassville, when Haney made a left turn into the path of Chandler’s truck, the patrol said.
• A 57-year-old man was injured when the motorcycle he was riding ran into the rear of a pickup truck at 4:33 p.m. Tuesday on 20th Street a few feet west of Main Street, according to a Joplin Police Department report.
James E. Dutton, of Joplin, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the police report said.
Dutton was riding a westbound motorcycle that ran into the back of a truck driven by Jonathan C. Hawkins, 28, of Webb City, when Hawkins stopped for traffic, the report said.
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