Crash near Buffalo

A Buffalo teenager was involved in a one-vehicle crash Thursday, Dec. 17, east of Buffalo, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Jack A. Dennison, 18, was eastbound on Mo. 32 two miles east of Buffalo at 2:50 p.m. Dec. 17 when the 2010 Mazda CX-7 he was driving pulled into a parking lot and almost came to a stop. The driver had some type of medical issue, and the vehicle accelerated and struck a building.

Dennison was taken by ambulance to Cox South Hospital, Springfield.

He was wearing a seat belt.

Fair Grove residents injured

Two Fair Grove residents were injured Tuesday, Dec. 15, in a two-vehicle crash north of Springfield, according to the Highway Patrol.

John W. Vest, 49, of Bolivar was westbound four and a half miles north of Springfield at 10:25 a.m. Dec. 15 when the 1999 Ford F-150 he was driving failed to yield to a 2003 Nissan Altima, which was southbound on U.S. 65. The Nissan was driven by Joyce R. Jones, 80, of Fair Grove.

Jones suffered minor injuries, as did her passenger, Darren T. Jones, 47, of Fair Grove. The Joneses were taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital, Springfield.

The Joneses and Vest all were wearing seat belts.

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