Iron County Tuesday Crash

(Iron County, MO) Four people are recovering from injuries after a two vehicle crash in Iron County Tuesday evening. According to reports from the Highway Patrol a car driven north on Highway N, a mile north of Middlebrook, by 19 year old Willie B. Carter of Ironton, crossed over the centerline at about 6:40 pm and crashed head on into a pick up driven south by 59 year old Allan R. Ketcherside of Bismarck. Carter was moderately injured while Ketcherside received serious injuries. A passenger in Carter's car, 23 year old Phoenix D. Dover of Farmington received moderate injuries, and a passenger in Ketcherside's pick up, 42 year old Erin L. DeClue of Bismarck was seriously injured. Carter and Dover were transported to Parkland Health Center South at Farmington while Ketcherside and DeClue were flown to Mercy Hospital South at St. Louis. Carter was the only one wearing a seat belt during the crash.