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Area teen seriously injured in Wednesday accident

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Nevada Daily Mail

An El Dorado Springs, Mo. teen was injured in a single vehicle accident that occurred on the eastern edge of Vernon County at 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013.

Deven K. Watkins, 16, was seriously injured when the 1998 Nissan 200SX he was driving westbound on Mission Rd. ran off the roadway, overturned and struck a fence, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Leemasters.

Watkin's vehicle was insured, but he was not wearing a safety device. Watkins was transported to the Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs. The vehicle had extensive damage and was removed from the scene by Steward Wrecker Service.

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