Washburn teen injured in dirt bike wreck
Tree stump causes 16-year-old to be ejected from bike
A Washburn teenager was injured Saturday in a wreck at 4:20 p.m. at 14257 Route C, six miles east of Purdy.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Landon Hendrix, 16, of Washburn, was riding a 2007 Yamaha 250 dirt bike through a field when it struck a tree stump, ejecting Hendrix.
Hendrix suffered moderate injuries and was transported by the Barry County Sheriff's Office to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.
Hendrix was wearing a safety device, and damage to the bike was minor.