Washburn teen injured in dirt bike wreck

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Tree stump causes 16-year-old to be ejected from bike

A Washburn teenager was injured Saturday in a wreck at 4:20 p.m. at 14257 Route C, six miles east of Purdy.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Landon Hendrix, 16, of Washburn, was riding a 2007 Yamaha 250 dirt bike through a field when it struck a tree stump, ejecting Hendrix.

Hendrix suffered moderate injuries and was transported by the Barry County Sheriff's Office to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.

Hendrix was wearing a safety device, and damage to the bike was minor.

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