Teen injured in Route YY wreck

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Vehicle hits tree 3 miles north of Shell Knob

A Shell Knob teenager was injured Wednesday in a wreck at 6:40 p.m. on Route YY, three miles north of Shell Knob.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, William Sherwood, 17, of Shell Knob, was driving a 1989 Dodge Dakota northbound when his vehicle ran off the right edge of the roadway and struck a tree.

Sherwood suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.

He was not wearing a safety device, and the vehicle was totaled.

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