Farm tractor and vehicle collide near East Prairie

EAST PRAIRIE, MO (KFVS) - Emergency crews were called to a two vehicle crash on Highway 80 near East Prairie involving a farm tractor.

It happened around 7:45 a.m. on Highway 80, five miles west of East Priairie.

Local police say the highway near the interstate was blocked, and that there were  injuries.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Marvin L. Griffin, 73, of Matthews pulled from a private drive onto Highway 80 in a farm tractor into the path of a vehicle driven by Leanne M. Hedges, 27, of East Prairie.

Hedges' vehicle then hit the tractor in the rear tire.

Troopers say Griffin and Hedges both received minor injuries and were taken by EMS to Missouri Delta Medical Center for treatment.

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