Man injured in wreck near Purdy

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Rear-end collision sends Cassville man to hospital

A Cassville man was injured on Monday in a wreck at 2:25 p.m. on Highway 37, one mile north of Purdy.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Thomas Young, 67, of Cassville, was driving a 1990 Hyundai Tuscon northbound when his vehicle struck the rear ofd a 2005 Acura TLS, being driven by Leslie Mareth, 49, of Purdy.

Young suffered minor injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Cassville. Mareth was not injured.

Young was not wearing a safety device, and Mareth was wearing one. Both vehicles were toatled.

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