Vehicles collide on Hwy. 39 near Route YY

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

2 injured in wreck in Shell Knob Tuesday

Two people suffered injuries Tuesday afternoon in a wreck at 1:05 p.m. Highway 39 and Route YY in Shell Knob.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, John Stephens, 46, of Conway, was driving a 1995 Mercury Sable northbound on Highway 39 when his vehicle struck a 2002 Lexus RX300, being driven by Donna Matchett, 72, of Shell Knob.

Matchett suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Stephens also suffered moderate injuries, and he was transported to Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark.

Both involved in the wreck were wearing safety devices, and both vehicles suffered extensive damage.

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