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MSHP: 2 seriously injured in HWY49 crash

IRON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Two people were seriously hurt after a wreck on Highway 49 Thursday. 

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened 2 miles north of Annapolis just before 12:00 p.m. 

Police says 17-year-old Hunter S. Skaggs was traveling northbound on HWY49 when he drove his truck off the right side of the roadway.

Police say Skaggs over corrected, went back across the roadway, and struck a Dodge truck traveling southbound head-on.

Skaggs and the driver of the Dodge truck, 47-year-old Lockianna L. Bennett, both sustained serious injuries and were transported to St. Anthony’s Medical Center in St Louis, MO.

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