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Utah couple receives serious injuries in crash near Ellsinore

CARTER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Utah man and woman were injured in a crash in Carter County on Friday.

It happened around 5:40 p.m. on US 60, two miles east of Ellsinore, Missouri.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the driver of the Ford pickup swerved to miss another vehicle. The truck then ran off the road and overturned.

The driver, Joshua Villamor, 35, of Lehi, Utah, received serious injuries and was taken to a Poplar Bluff hospital by EMS. The passenger, Elaine Villamor, 35, also received serious injuries and was taken by Air Evac to the same hospital.

It's unknown if the couple was wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash.

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