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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

One injured in Vernon County rollover accident

On 10/4/16 around 3:08pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County responded to a one vehicle rollover accident in the Northbound lanes of I-49 around 4 miles North of Nevada.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1997 Peterbuilt Conventional Straight Truck driven by72 year old Robert E. Burchell of Nevada, Missouri blew a front tire causing him to lose control of the vehicle and overturn into the median.

A passenger in the truck 42 year old James C. Burchell of Richards, Missouri sustained minor injuries in this accident and he was transported by ambulance to Nevada Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The truck was totaled and towed from the scene by Garwood's Wrecker Service of Nevada, Missouri.

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