Man injured in Hwy. 86 wreck

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Vehicle hits houseboat near Chain-O-Lakes

An Eagle Rock man was injured Wednesday in a wreck at 3:40 a.m. on Highway 86, 3/10ths of a mile south of Chain-O-Lakes.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Kenneth Greenwood, 55, of Eureka Springs, Ark., was driving a 1995 Ford F250 northbound and was pulling a houseboat across the Table Rock bridge when the boat was struck by a 1994 Ford F150, being driven by Ace Gray, 61, of Eagle Rock, as the houseboat was overhanging into Gray’s lane on the bridge.

Gray suffered serious injuries and was flown to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Greenwood was not injured.

Both were wearing safety devices. Gray’s vehicle was totaled, and Greenwood’s vehicle sustained extensive damage.

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