November 24, 2011

Memphis Girl Hurt in Crash Near Medill

A Memphis woman suffered moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident in Clark County at 6:40 a.m. on November 19th.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Catherine A. DeMarce, 20, was westbound on Highway 136 1/2 mile west of Medill in a 2002 Ford when she swerved to miss a deer. The vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and the driver overcorrected, forcing the vehicle to travel down an embankment and overturn before coming to rest on its wheels.

DeMarce was transported by Clark County Ambulance to Scotland County Hospital in Memphis.

The Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Clark County Sheriff's Department and the ambulance service.

The vehicle was totaled and was towed from the scene by Lakeside Towing of Memphis.

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