Two Injured in Christian County Vehicle Crash

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by Tim Church


SPARTA, Mo. – A Sparta man and an Ozark woman are injured in a single vehicle crash Monday night, four miles north of Sparta in Christian County.

State Troopers report 41-year-old Ricky Edwards of Sparta was traveling northbound on Highway 125 at 6:55 p.m., when he lost control of his vehicle, travelled off of the roadway and struck a guardrail.

Edwards and a passenger, 25-year-old Kayla McTeer, were transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield to be treated for their respective moderate and minor injuries.

According to the online crash report, Edwards was not wearing his seatbelt.