2 injured in Hwy. 76/112 wreck

Monday, June 4, 2018

Vehicle hits big rig head on

A Cassville woman and a 12-year-old boy were injured Sunday in a wreck at 11:15 a.m. on Highway 76/112 and Farm Road 1120, one mile south of Cassville.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Austin Faulkenbury, 20, of Bentonville, Ark., was driving a 2017 International truck northbound when his vehicle turned into the path of a southbound 2014 Chevrolet Camaro, being driven by

Misty Burnette, 34, of Cassville, striking the vehicle head on.

Burnette and a passenger in her vehicle, Tylar Burnette, 12, each suffered minor injuries. Misty Burnette was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Cassville, and Tylar Burnette was transported to the same hospital via private vehicle. Faulkenbury was not injured.

All involved were wearing safety devices. The Camaro was totaled, and the truck sustained minor damage.

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