Madison County Implement Wreck

(Madison County, MO.) A woman from Farmington, 26 year old Meghan E. Jones, and a woman from Bonne Terre, 53 year old Karen J. Kelly, are recovering from injuries they received when their car struck a farm implement being towed by a tractor Thursday afternoon in Madison County. The wreck occurred in the noon hour and Highway Patrol reports indicate Kelly was driving south on Highway 67 about 5 miles north of Fredericktown when her car crashed into the rear of the farm implement that was being towed. The tractor was being drive by 49 year old Keith F Lerche of Fredericktown. Jones was seriously injured and was flown to SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. Kelly was moderately injured and was taken to Madison Medical Center. The driver of the tractor, Lerche, was not injured. Both women were wearing their seat belts when the wreck took place.