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2010-4-6MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Willis

Nodaway Accident

20 year old Erica Rightsell of Braddyville, Ia., was driving her 2001 Ford Escort west on US 71 when she crashed into 40 foot long trailer pulled by a Ford F350 truck driven by Peter Hays of Redding, Ia., around 12:30 yesterday afternoon. Hays pulled out of a private drive, turning east onto US 71. Rightsell slowed down, but was unable to fully stop due to road conditions, crashing into the towed trailer. Rightsell's car was totaled and she suffered moderate injuries. Her two passengers, 19 year old Chelsea McAlpin of Clearmont, Mo., and 15 year old Holly Wilson of Clarinda, Ia., also suffered moderate injuries. All three were not wearing seatbelts. They were taken to Saint Francis hospital by the Nodaway County Ambulance. Hays did not suffer any injuries in the crash.