Child injured in ATV wreck

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A child was injured Sunday in a wreck at 2:45 p.m on Farm Road 1045, four miles northwest of Exeter.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Coy Harper, 12, of Exeter, was riding a 1994 Honda Iourtrax ATV northbound when his vehicle crossed the center of the roadway and struck head-on a 1996 Toyota Tacoma, being driven by Cheng Khang, 29, of Cassville.

Harper suffered moderate injuries and was transported by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital in Cassville. Khang was not injured.

Both were wearing safety devices. Damage to the ATV was extensive, and damage to the Toyota was moderate.

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