39-year-old woman injured after being rear-ended in Pulaski County
Posted on Sunday, March 28th, 2021
WAYNESVILLE, MO (PULASKI COUNTY) – A woman was injured after her vehicle was rear-ended in Pulaski County this afternoon, according to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred at 12:37 p.m., about 4 miles northwest of Waynesville on Highway 17.
39-year-old Devils Elbow woman Clarissa B. Barks, operating a 2010 Smart car, was stopped in traffic as she was preparing to make a left turn. Her vehicle was struck from behind by 26-year-old Waynesville man Corey A. Runion, operating a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado.
Barks was taken to the hospital in Rolla with moderate injuries.
She and Runion, who was not reported as hurt, were wearing their seatbelts when the crash occurred.
The Smart car was totaled and the Silverado sustained moderate damage in the collision.
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