One person injured in Iron County head-on collision

IRON COUNTY, MO – One person was injured in a head-on collision on Highway E on Tuesday evening.

Samantha F. Hurst, 24, was traveling west on Highway E in a 2003 Chevrolet Impala, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. She drove into oncoming traffic and struck an eastbound 2007 Chrysler Town and Country, driven by 76-year-old Carol V. Kelsheimer. The accident happened about three miles south of Arcadia around 5:47 pm.

Hurst was transported to Iron County Medical Center for moderate injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

MSHP reports both vehicles were totaled.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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