Washburn woman injured in McDonald County wreck

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

24-year-old transported to Roger, Ark., hospital

A Washburn woman was injured early Sunday morning in a wreck on Highway E, five miles south of Powell.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Nicole Faraone, 24, of Washburn, was driving a 2004 Honda Accord northbound on Highway E at about 3:10 a.m. when her vehicle struck a tree laying across the roadway.

Faraone and two passengers, Seth Edwards, 33, of Rogers, Ark., and Reginald Higgs, age unknown, of Farmington, Ark., each suffered minor injuries. All three were transported to Northwest Regional Medical Center in Rogers, Ark.

Faraone and Edwards were wearing safety devices, and Higgs was not. The vehicle was totaled.

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