Leeton resident injured in Oct. 12 wreck
One person is reported to have minor injuries from a single-vehicle wreck Oct. 12 on Highway 13 south of Southwest 910th Road.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the wreck occurred when a 2001 Dodge Ram, driven by Cory E. James, 48, of Leeton, attempted to avoid a deer in the roadway and traveled off the left side of the road, struck a mailbox, returned to the road, overcorrected, traveled off the right side of the road and overturned.
James is reported to have minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.
James is reported to have worn a safety device.
The Dodge is reported to be a total loss.
MSHP was assisted by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.