18-year-old driver injured in Washington County crash

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO – An 18-year-old Ironton driver was injured after her 2013 Chevrolet Equinox hit a ditch on Friday night.

Hannah K. Colyott was traveling northbound on Missouri 21 when she traveled off the east side of the road and hit a ditch, police report. The accident happened north of the Iron-Washington County line around 5:32 p.m.

Colyott was transported to Iron County Medical Center for minor injuries. She was wearing a seat belt.

The Chevrolet sustained moderate damages.

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