Woman injured in wreck near Purdy

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Vehicles collide on Route W Wednesday

A Wheaton woman was injured Wednesday in a wreck at 11 a.m. on Route W, five miles west of Purdy.

According to a Missouri State Highway patrol report, Mark Dutra, age unknown, of Purdy, was driving a 1997 Ford F150 northbound and attempted to make a left turn, striking a 2002 GMC Yukon, being driven by Lorna Stephens, 61, of Wheaton.

Stephens suffered minor injuries and was transported to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. Dutra was not injured.

Both involved were wearing safety devices, and both vehicles were totaled.

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