Weather Related Accident

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Published on August 17 2012 8:20 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Millie Lange

An accident occurred on Interstate 70 eastbound at mile post 54 at 4:19 p.m. Thursday. Rachael Prewitt, 36, of Benton, Mo. was eastbound in the heavy rain when she lost control and ran off the road into the median, running into a guard rail.

The passenger, Rosa Prewitt, 15, was transported to Fayette County Hospital with injuries. The driver was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.