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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Two Ft. Scott men injured in Vernon County Crash

On April 19th around 4:40pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on CR 200 around 6 miles south of Deerfield in rural Western Vernon County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2014 GMC Sierra driven by 32 year old Curtis D. Moreland of Ft. Scott, Kansas veered off the roadway and struck a tree.

Mr. Moreland along with a passenger in the vehicle 40 year old Brandon E. Crowder of Ft. Scott Kansas both sustained serious injuries and both were life flighted to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Missouri for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene of the accident.

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