Cabool Man Hurt in Dent County Accident on Highway 32 near Salem
Dent County, Missouri (December 6, 2018) – A driver was injured in an accident involving two vehicles on Wednesday morning in Dent County, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.
The accident was reported around 11:00 a.m. December 5, on Highway 32 west of Salem.
Authorities said the crash occurred when a 2002 Toyota Tundra, driven by Fredrick Donaway, 76, of Cabool, was traveling eastbound on Highway 32 and slowed down to avoid a deer in the roadway. In the process, a 2008 Ford Focus, operated by 18-year-old Salem woman Elizabeth Becherer, rear-ended the Toyota.
Donaway sustained minor injuries and was taken to Salem Memorial Hospital by a private vehicle. The teenage driver was unhurt.
Police confirmed that both drivers had their seatbelts on at the time of the crash.
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