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Two Canton residents injured in Putnam County crash

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Oct. 5, 2019 10:10 pm Updated: Oct. 5, 2019 11:47 pm

LIVONIA, Mo. -- A Canton man and woman were injured in a Saturday afternoon crash north of Livonia in Putnam County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that a 2001 Ford F-150 driven by Lori S. Bell, 49, was traveling north on Route N, 2.5 miles north of Livonia, at 2 p.m. The patrol said the vehicle ran off the left side of the road, struck a sign and overturned.

Bell, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken by Putnam County Ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. A passenger, Robert L. Hovendon, 52, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken by Schuyler County Ambulance to Northeast Regional with moderate injuries.

The patrol was assisted by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department.

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