Purdy woman injured in wreck

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Woman airlifted after crash south of Butterfield

A Purdy woman was injured on Monday in a wreck at 12:17 p.m. on Highway 37, approximately half a mile south of Butterfield.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Philip Richardson, 60, of Cape Fair was driving a 2008 Mitsubishi Raider southbound and his vehicle turned into the path of a northbound 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe, being driven by Kaylee Tichenor, 20, of Purdy.

Tichenor suffered serious injuries and was flown to Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Richardson was not injured.

Richardson was wearing a safety device, and Tichenor was not. The Tahoe was totaled, and the Mitsubishi sustained minor damage.

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