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Pickup overturns after two-car crash near Canton

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: May. 19, 2017 9:50 pm Updated: May. 19, 2017 10:59 pm

CANTON, Mo. -- A pickup truck overturned after a two-car crash Friday in Lewis County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Justin L. Gardin, 34, Kahoka, was driving south on U.S. 61 about a mile south of Route V about 7:25 a.m. As Gardin attempted to pass another vehicle, the two collided.

The 2005 Chevrolet 2500 that Gardin was driving traveled off the right side of the road and overturned. Gardin, who was not wearing a safety device, reported minor injuries and was taken by Lewis County Ambulance to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. Officers described the pickup as a total loss.

Lindsey N. Peacock, 32, Canton, was driving a 2006 Jeep Liberty south on U.S. 61 when the vehicles collided. She was wearing a seat belt and reported no injuries. There was minor damage to the Jeep, which was driven from the scene.

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