Cassville woman injured in wreck

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Big rig crosses center line on Hwy. W

A Cassville woman was injured on Wednesday in a wreck at 7:30 p.m. on Highway W, two miles east of Wheaton.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Morgan Autry, 38, of Van Buren, Ark., was driving a 2012 Kentworth T800 southbound when his vehicle traveled over the center line and struck a northbound 2005 Hyundai Elantra, being driven by Ben Sivertsen, 32, of Cassville.

A passenger in the Hyundai, Kimberly Burnette, 23, of Cassville, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.

Siversten and Autry were not injured.

All involved were wearing safety devices. The Hyundai sustained extensive damage, and the Kentworth was not damaged.

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