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Canton man airlifted to Blessing Hospital after Wednesday crash in Lewis County

Posted: Oct. 12, 2017 1:53 pm

MONTICELLO, Mo. -- A Canton man was airlifted to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., for treatment of serious injuries suffered in a two-car crash Wednesday in Lewis County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Danika N. Wallace, 32, of Ewing, was heading west on Mo. 16 and attempted to turn left onto Route Z at 3:50 p.m. when it was struck in the rear by a 1991 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck driven by Jason T. Poulter, 18.

Wallace was taken to Blessing Hospital by Lewis County Ambulance for treatment of minor injuries.

Police said Poulter was not wearing a seat belt.

Assisting at the scene were the Lewis County Sheriff's Department and Canton Fire and Rescue.

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