Florida Woman Injured in Mt. Vernon Semi Crash

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by Tim Church


MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – A woman from Florida is injured in a semi-truck crash Monday afternoon, six miles east of Mount Vernon in Lawrence County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 61-year-old Janet Steverson of Winter Haven, Florida was traveling eastbound on I-44 at 4:15 p.m., when she lost control of the 2016 Volvo Conventional Tractor Trailer she was operating. The semi traveled off of the roadway, overturned, struck a median cable and came to rest on its side.

Steverson was transported to Cox South Hospital by ambulance to be treated for her moderate injuries.