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Independence resident injured in wreck in Johnson County


The Missouri State Highway Patrol states the Johnson County Ambulance District transported Shannon E. Meyer, 56, Independence, to Western Missouri Medical Center with moderate injuries following a wreck at 8:40 p.m. June 7 on westbound U.S. Highway 50, just west of Route Z.

The patrol states the wreck occurred when an unknown vehicle merged into the left lane causing a 2002 Lincoln, driven by Meyer, to run off the roadway.

The MSHP states the Lincoln over corrected and it overturned, coming to rest on its top.

The patrol states Meyer wore a safety device.


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