County Road 2220 wreck leaves 2 injured

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Cassville, Pierce City men taken to area hospitals

A Cassville man and a Pierce City man were injured Sunday night in a wreck on County Road 2220, one mile west of Pierce City.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol Report, Kenneth Yahner, 30, of Cassville, was driving a 1994 Volvo and allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign, striking a 2003 Ford Expedition being driven by Judy Flehmer, 59, of Pierce City.

Yahner was transported by air to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin with serious injuries. Edwin Flehmer, 67, of Pierce City, a passenger in the Expedition, was transported by EMS to Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Judy Flehmer was not injured.

All three individuals involved in the wreck were wearing seat belts.

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