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Monday, November 30, 2020

Oklahoma teen injured in Vernon County accident

On 11/29/20 around 9:20pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County responded to a accident in the southbound lanes of I-49 around 4 miles north of Nevada.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2008 Scion XD driven by 19 year old Emily R. Bensch of Catoosa, Oklahoma struck a deer in the roadway causing the vehicle to travel off the roadway, overturning and striking a tree.

Emily R. Bensch sustained minor injuries in this accident and she was transported to Nevada Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene of this accident by Phillips Towing of Nevada, Missouri.

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