Norwood Woman Seriously Injured in Ava Vehicle Crash

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by Tim Church


AVA, Mo. – A woman from Norwood suffers life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon, eight miles west of Ava in Douglas County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 65-year-old Marie Davis was traveling westbound on Route 14 at 1:35 p.m., when she crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound semi-truck being driven by Shawn Dehaan of Sparta.

Davis was transported by Air Ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield to be treated for her serious injuries.