Distracted driver hits utility pole and tree north of Coyote Lane

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO – The driver of a 1994 GMC Sierra was moderately injured after failing to pay attention and driving off the road hitting a utility pole and tree Tuesday afternoon north of Coyote Lane, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

The accident happened at 3:05 p.m. on Missouri 47 when Sarah Brown, 43, was headed northbound and got distracted taking the vehicle off the right side of the road. Brown hit a utility pole and tree before coming to a stop.

Officials transported Brown to Washington County Memorial Hospital to treat her injuries.

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