Nevada man is hurt in Monday collision

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Editor's note: Due to a reporter's error, information reported about the following incident in the Jan. 8 edition of the Nevada Daily Mail was incorrect. Following is a corrected report.

Nevada Daily Mail

On Jan. 7, a Nevada man was injured when his vehicle crashed into the rear of a truck on U.S. Highway 54, about 5 miles east of Nevada.

According to a report from the Missouri state highway patrol, 35-year-old Danny Devore, Nevada, who was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, attempted to pass a 1988 Mack driven by James Lawrence, 66, on the shoulder, and struck the truck in the rear, at about 7:30 p.m., on Jan. 7.

Devore, who was not wearing a seat belt, was flown to Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, with serious injuries.

Devore's car was totaled, but Lawrence was able to drive away with minor damage to his truck.

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