Purdy child suffers minor injury in wreck

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Vehicle strikes culvert, fence, utility pole

A Purdy boy suffered minor injuries in a wreck on Sunday morning on Route C, one mile east of Purdy.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Yeng Thao, 30, of Pierce city, was driving a 2004 Lexus eastbound on Route C at about 7 a.m. when his vehicle ran off the roadway, struck a culvert, a fence and a utility pole.

A passenger, Ethan Thao, 8, of Purdy, suffered minor injuries and was transported by private vehicle to Cox hospital in Monett. Yeng Thao was not injured. The vehicle suffered extensive damage.

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