Aurora man injured in crash

Thursday, April 21, 2011

An Aurora man was seriously injured in a wreck that took place at 4:50 p.m. on Saturday on Highway TT seven miles west of Crane.

The crash occurred when the driver of a 2005 Ford F350 pickup truck, Teaira D. Carr, 22, of Crane, drove off the roadway and overturned. A passenger in that vehicle, Ethan Strickrodt, 21, of Aurora, was ejected from the vehicle.

Both Carr and Strickrodt were taken to St. John's Hospital in Springfield with serious injuries. Neither occupant of the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.

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