Teen pedestrian hit by vehicle

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

15-year-old Purdy girl airlifted to Springfield hospital

A teenage pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Friday at 8:23 p.m. on Farm Road 1040, three miles northwest of Purdy.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Nicky Vanderpoool, 38, of Purdy, was driving a 2012 Kia Sorento northbound when his vehicle impacted Savannah Burch, 15, of Purdy, while she was walking in the roadway.

Burch suffered moderate injuries and was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

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