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Friday, June 11, 2021

One injured in Vernon County Crash

On June 10th around 9:30 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident in the Northbound lanes of I-49 around 4 miles south of Nevada.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2012 Nissan Sentra driven by 53 year old Luther H. Penland of Wheatland, Missouri struck a deer that was in the roadway.

Mr. Penland sustained minor injuries and he was transported to Nevada Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene of this accident by TCB Tow of Nevada.