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Three-vehicle Highway 28 wreck rolls one vehicle; two hurt
Three-vehicle Highway 28 wreck rolls one vehicle; two hurt

A rollover wreck injured two drivers and totaled three vehicles Friday on Highway 28.
PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2015) — A Friday afternoon three-vehicle wreck on Highway 28 about a mile north of Exit 163 of Interstate 44 totaled all three vehicles but only minor injuries to two drivers, with the third driver unhurt.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, Alvin F. Moore, 65, of Waynesville, was driving northbound on Highway 28 about 12:43 p.m. when his 2009 GMC Sierra struck the rear of a northbound 1989 Mercury Grand Marquis driven by Ora K. Wiedenkofer, 78, of Dixon, and the side of a northbound 1999 Toyota Tacoma driven by Randy W. Shy, 57, also of Dixon, causing both Wiedenkofer and Shy to have their vehicles run off the right side of the road and causing Shy’s Tacoma to overturn. Weidenkofer was able to come to a controlled stop.

Moore was transported by Pulaski County Ambulance District personnel to Mercy Hospital in Lebanon; Shy was transported by ambulance to Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla. 

Moore’s Sierra was towed by Onsite Towing of Laquey; Shy’s Tacoma was towed by Jack’s Towing of St. Robert; Wiedenkofer’s Mercury was towed by Davis Towing of Dixon. All had been wearing their seatbelts.

Waynesville Rural Fire Protection District personnel assisted at the crash scene, including dealing with a utility pole serving phone, electric and cable which was damaged. Utility personnel for Laclede Electric CooperativeCable America, and CenturyLink were notified.

In unrelated incidents, state troopers reported the following recent arrests:

  • Tammy L. Hunnicutt, 37, of Strafford, Okla., was arrested on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 11:22 a.m. on two felony charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Troopers transported her to the Pulaski County Jail where she was placed on a 24-hour hold.
  • Marquez N. Haggard, 20, of Chicago, was arrested on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 2:03 a.m. on charges of driving while intoxicated, first offense, and careless and imprudent driving resulting in a crash. Troopers transported him to the Pulaski County Jail where he was subsequently released.

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