Wheaton teenager injured in crash

Thursday, May 22, 2008

A Wheaton teenager sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 6:15 a.m. on Highway 76 one mile southeast of Wheaton on Monday.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as a 1996 Ford Ranger, driven by Tyler Brattin, 18, ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned. Brattin was taken to St. John's Hospital-Cassville. The Patrol report indicated that Brattin was not wearing a seat belt.

Other traffic crashes

* Last Wednesday, a Purdy woman sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Highway U in Butterfield. The crash occurred when a 1997 Ford pickup, driven by Polly Hunter, 44, of Cassville, struck a cow in the roadway. Hunter's passenger, Tina Oaks, 36, was transported to Cox Monett Hospital. Hunter was not injured in the crash, which occurred at 11:50 p.m.

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