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Two injured in U.S. 54 crash

Posted: Jun. 20, 2019 8:00 pm

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. -- Both drivers were injured in a Wednesday afternoon crash on eastbound U.S. 54 at U.S. 61.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 2010 Kia Soul driven by Louanna M. Peterson, 43, of New London, was stopped on eastbound U.S. 54, waiting to make a left turn onto U.S. 61 at 4:30 p.m. The patrol said the driver of a 2018 Chevrolet Spark, Lyndi L. Luck, 48, of Louisiana, failed to notice that the Kia was stopped and the front of the Chevrolet hit the back of the Kia.

Luck, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken by Ralls County Ambulance District to Pike County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. Peterson, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken by Pike County Ambulance District to Hannibal Regional Hospital with minor injuries.

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