Halfway man in crash

A Halfway man was involved in a two-vehicle crash Friday, April 23, in Carroll County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

James W. Nauman, 61, of Chillicothe was southbound on U.S. 65 south of Route WW at 9:10 p.m. April 23 when the 1999 Ford Expedition he was driving slowed to turn left. A southbound 1997 Peterbilt, driven by Scott A. Hall, 39, of Halfway, crossed the center of the road into the northbound lanes to attempt to avoid a collision with the Ford. The Peterbilt struck the Ford. The Peterbilt went off the left side of the road, struck an embankment and lost a partial amount of the towed load.

Nauman suffered minor injuries, as did his passenger, April D. Nauman, 59, of Chillicothe. Both Naumans were taken by ambulance to Carroll County Memorial Hospital, Carrollton.

Hall and the Naumans all were wearing seat belts.

Crash near Plad

A woman was injured Thursday, April 22, in a crash between a vehicle and a deer east of Plad, according to the Highway Patrol.

Kristen N. Allen, 25, of Clinton was eastbound on Mo. 64 one mile east of Plad at 4:30 a.m. April 22 when the 2006 Buick Rendezvous she was driving struck a deer and went off the road.

Allen suffered moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach.

She was wearing a seat belt.

Pleasant Hope man in crash

A Pleasant Hope man was involved in a crash between a train and a vehicle Wednesday, April 21, in Seymour, according to the Highway Patrol.

Terracotta M. Warren, 44, of Seymour was northbound at 12:48 p.m. April 21 on South Commercial Street in Seymour when the 2004 Chrysler Sebring she was backing up went onto the railway and past the crossarm, and was struck by an eastbound Burlington Northern 1999 C44-9W train. The train was driven by Brandon C. Gettle, 33, of Pleasant Hope.

Warren suffered serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to Cox South Hospital, Springfield.

Gettle was exempt from wearing a safety device, and Warren was not wearing a seat belt.

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