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Two Airlifted From Wreck on N Highway Tuesday Afternoon

Two people from Brixey were airlifted Tuesday afternoon from a traffic crash on Douglas County Route N, 15 miles southeast of Ava.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Rebecca J. Brandon, 32, of Brixey, was driving a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix east on Route N when the car ran off the roadway and hit a tree. Brandon, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was flown to Cox South Hospital in Springfield with serious injuries.
Also airlifted with moderate injuries was a passenger, Frederick J. Buell, 42, Brixey. Buell was wearing a seatbelt according to the Troop G traffic report.
The wreck, which occurred at 3:25 p.m., was investigated by Sgt. Charlie Hogue.