April 17, 2003

Memphis Woman Injured In Wreck West Of Downing

A Memphis woman suffered moderate injuries in a one-car crash on Highway 136 in Schuyler County on Thursday, April 10 at 3:00 p.m.

Jena Tinkle, 18, was driving a 1990 Buick westbound on Highway 136 approximately four miles west of Downing at the time of the accident. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Tinkle apparently lost control of her car. It ran off the north side of the road where it struck an embankment and overturned before coming to rest on its top.

The Schuyler County Ambulance Service transferred Tinkle to Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis.

The Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department.

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