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Ava Women Hurt In Wreck Thursday West of Ava

Two Ava women were taken to a Springfield hospital last Thursday afternoon after the car in which they were riding ran off the road and overturned.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the wreck occurred 20 miles west of Ava on Highway14, in Douglas County.
The driver, Kayla G. Lakey, 31, suffered serious injuries and a passenger in the 2005 Ford Mustang, Joanna K. Lafferty, 38,  sustained moderate injuries in the crash. Both were taken to Cox South Hospital in Springfield by ambulance.
The investigating officer, Trooper Justin Piccinino, reported the wreck occurred at 4 p.m. Neither woman was wearing a seatbelt, according to the Troop G report.