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Edina woman airlifted to Kirksville hospital after crash

Posted: May. 16, 2018 9:55 pm Updated: May. 16, 2018 10:45 pm

EDINA, Mo. -- An 85-year-old Edina woman was taken by air to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville with moderate injuries after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday on Mo. 15, about two miles north of Edina.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said JoAnn B. Swanson, driving a 2008 Chrysler, was traveling west at 11:40 a.m. and failed to yield to a 1992 Freightliner traveling west driven by Shawn B. Campbell, 47, of Moberly.

Both drivers we were wearing seat belts.

Assisting at the scene were the Knox County Sheriff's Department, Knox County First Responders and Knox County Ambulance.

Editor's Note: An earlier version of the story said the woman was airlifted to a different hospital.

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