Galena teen injured in wreck

Monday, December 26, 2016

19-year-old allegedly falls asleep at wheel

A Galena teenager was injured in a wreck on Saturday at 8:15 a.m. on Highway 248, five miles northeast of Cassville.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Tucker Moore, 19, of Galena, was driving a 2002 Honda Civic northbound when he allegedly fell asleep at the wheel, causing the vehicle to go off the roadway and into a ditch.

Moore suffered serious injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Aurora.

He was not wearing a safety device, and the vehicle suffered extensive damage.

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