Four people taken to hospital after crash on U.S. 61 south of Palmyra, Mo.

Posted: Feb. 15, 2013 8:58 pm Updated: Mar. 8, 2013 10:11 pm


PALMYRA, Mo. -- Four people were taken to the Hannibal Regional Hospital aftera two-car accident Friday afternoon two miles south of Palymra, Mo.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kenneth F. Williams, 70, of Monticello, Mo., was driving a 2005 Ford Taurus and crossing U.S. 61 when he pulled into the path of a 2013 Jeep Wrangler driven by Kenneth R. Cuker, 51, of Watford, N.D., which overturned upon collision.

Williams' wife, Wanda R. Williams, 65, was taken by the Marion County Ambulance to Hannibal Regional Hospital with moderate injuries.

Kenneth Williams, along with Cuker and his passenger, Shelly D. Cuker, 47, were taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital with minor injuries. Assisting agencies were the Marion County Sheriff's Department, and Palmyra Fire and Rescue.