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Saturday rollovers seriously hurt two
Saturday rollovers seriously hurt two

Waynesville firefighters examine a rollover wreck on Interstate 44 in Buckhorn.
CROCKER/BUCKHORN, Mo. (June 5, 2010) — An early Saturday morning crash south of Crocker seriously injured a teen from Iberia, followed by a rollover wreck later that morning near Buckhorn that ejected and seriously injured the driver.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, Kathleen M. Heisserer, 19, was a passenger in a 2000 Honda that had been northbound on Highway 17 three miles south of the Crocker city limits when the driver ran the car off the right side of the road at 5:40 a.m. and struck a culvert. The car then went airborne and came to rest in the ditch.

Heisserer, who had not been wearing her seat belt, was seriously injured and transported to St. John’s Hospital in Lebanon by Pulaski County Ambulance District personnel. The vehicle was totaled and removed by Gene’s Towing of Crocker.

Troopers reported that the driver of the vehicle was unknown and had left the scene of the crash.

In the morning’s second wreck, Christiana C. Shrader, 21, of Fort Leonard Wood, was driving a black 2002 Mitsubishi Gallant westbound on Interstate 44 at mile marker 155 in front of Skyline Cycles when she ran off the left side of the roadway at 11:35 a.m., overcorrected, skidded off onto the right side of the roadway, struck the ditch, and overturned, ejecting Shrader from the SUV.

Shrader, who had not been wearing her seatbelt, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Her passenger, Melissa F. Mitchell, 18, of Waynesville, also had not been wearing her seatbelt and suffered moderate injuries. Mitchell was transported to General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital.

The vehicle was totaled and removed by Rothmund’s Towing.

Waynesville firefighters, Pulaski County sheriff’s deputies and Waynesville police assisted at the crash scene.

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