Two hurt in Washington County crash

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - One person is seriously hurt, and another suffers minor injuries in a crash in southeast Missouri.

The Highway Patrol says the crash happened at 10:45 a.m. Sunday on Highway 47 at Route E.

A driver failed to notice another vehicle was coming when he crossed the highway, causing both vehicles to collide.

The vehicle driven by Russell Halbert, 22, went off the road and overturned, coming to rest on it's roof.

Halbert and his passenger, Tara Yarberough, 16, were both injured.

Halbert suffered serious injuries, Yarberough only minor injuries.

Both were taken to hospitals in the St. Louis area.

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