Two injured in Mississippi County crash

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Two people are injured in a crash a mile west of East Prairie.

The crash happened at 9:25 a.m. Monday on Highway 80.

Troopers say a semi driven by Charles Cox, 38, of Jackson, tried to pass a backhoe drive by Dallas Chance, 19, of East Prairie. That's when the backhoe turned into the semi's path.

Chance was seriously hurt. Cox suffered minor injuries. Both were taken to a hospital in Cape Girardeau.

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