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Two injured in Lewis County UTV crash

By Herald-Whig
Posted: Jun. 24, 2019 10:50 pm Updated: Jun. 24, 2019 10:52 pm

DURHAM, Mo. -- Two teenagers were injured after the utility vehicle they were riding in crash Monday afternoon in Lewis County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the 2014 John Deere Gator driven by Cayden R. Smith, 15, of Durham, was heading east at 3:30 p.m. on Lemon Street, 2 miles north of Durham, when it failed to negotiate a curve, went of the left side of the road and struck a culvert.

Passenger Noah P. Jones, 15, of Durham was taken to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., for treatment of moderate injuries. Smith suffered minor injuries but refused treatment at the scene.

Assisting at the scene were the Lewis County Ambulance Service, the Lewis County Sheriff's Department and the Maywood Fire Department.

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