Wheaton woman injured in Hwy. 86 wreck

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Vehicle strikes culvert west of Newtonia

A Wheaton woman suffered moderate injuries Monday in a wreck at about 1:05 p.m. on Highway 86, one mile west of Newtonia.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Peggy Newman, 72, of Wheaton, was driving a 1997 Ford F-150 westbound on Highway 86 when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a culvert.

Newman suffered moderate injuries and was transported by EMS to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.

Newman was wearing a safety device, and the vehicle was totaled.

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