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Ava Woman Hurt In Wreck South of Mansfield Monday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported this week that an Ava woman was hurt Monday night in a wreck south of Mansfield.

The wreck occurred at 10:40 p.m. on Old Highway 5, five miles south of Mansfield in Wright County.

The Patrol said a 1998 Ford Contour, driven south by Billie R. Barnes, 26, of Ava, ran off the road on a curve, struck a tree and overturned.

The female driver was taken to Mercy Hospital, Springfield, by Mercy EMS, with moderate injuries.

The crash was investigated by Sgt. Steve Grass, assisted by Tpr. Rob Crewse.