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One Injured In St. Francois County Two Vehicle Accident Friday Evening

One person was injured Friday evening in a two vehicle accident in St. Francois County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that an unnamed 16-year old female from Mineral Point was behind the wheel of a Hyundai Accent, traveling southbound on Missouri 8 at Route P.

At the same time, 62-year old Richard Ikemeier of Fredericktown was headed east on Mo 8, driving a Ford F350.

The crash occurred when the 16-year old failed to yield to Ikemeier and his vehicle, and pulled into the path of its travel.

The front of Ikemeier’s vehicle struck the passenger side of the Hyndai.

An unnamed 14-year old male passenger from Leadwood, who was in the car with the 16-year old female, sustained moderate injuries in the crash and was taken to Parkland Health Center for treatment.

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