Cassville woman injured in Exeter wreck

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Vehicle hit utility pole on Farm Road 1057

A Cassville woman was injured in a wreck Monday at 12:30 a.m. on Farm Road 1057, three miles southwest of Exeter.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Roger Balch, 21, of Cassville, was driving a 1998 Buick Park Avenue northbound when his vehicle lost control on a curve and struck a utility pole.

A passenger in the vehicle, Ashley Kennedy, 19, of Cassville, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Cassville. Balch was not injured.

Neither Balch nor Kennedy was wearing a safety device, and damage to the vehicle was extensive.

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