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Woman injured in auto accident

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10:05 am

One person was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday (Feb. 15) in Lincoln County, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred at 10:25 p.m. on Walker Road at Parkside Lane.
According to the report, a 2001 Chrysler 300 driven by Laura Karnes, 51, of Troy, was northbound on Walker Road when the vehicle went off the roadway, struck a tree and overturned. She was in her seat belt at the time of the accident.
Karnes was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis. Her injuries were listed as moderate.
In an accident on Feb. 14, two teens suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident at 9:45 p.m. on Lakeview Road near Meier Road.
The accident occurred when a Toyota Tacoma driven by Jerrold Lofland, 16, Moscow Mills, peaked a crest of a hill, went off the roadway, struck a utility pole and overturned.
Lofland and a passenger, Trento Smith, 15, of Old Monroe, received medical treatment at the scene. Both were in their seat belt at the time of the accident.