A Seneca man was killed in a one-vehicle accident that took place at 1:03 a.m. Saturday on County Road 700, 8.5 miles south of Quapaw, Okla., the Miami, Okla., News-Record reported Saturday.
Forrest E. Fisher, 21, driving a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer, was northbound when he went off of the left side of the roadway, overcorrected, went across the road on the right, overturned, and came to rest on the passenger side.
Fisher was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger, Tucker L. Fenix, also 21, of Neosho, was taken by Quapaw Tribe 60 Ambulance to Joplin’s Freeman Hospital with head injuries. He is in fair condition, the News-Record said.
Neither Fisher nor Fenix were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, the paper reported.
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A Joplin woman sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash that took place at 10:45 p.m. Friday on Missouri Highway 43, three miles north of Seneca.
Kanice M. Woodmansee, 29, was taken by Newton County Ambulance to Joplin’s Freeman West Hospital for treatment.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the crash happened as a westbound 2007 Dodge Ram driven by Brandy G. Weist, 31, of Quapaw, Okla., failed to yield to a southbound 1996 Saturn SL driven by Joey E. Garrison, 27, of Joplin. Woodmansee was a passenger in the Garrison vehicle.
All were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, a patrol report noted.