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Aug. 20, 2012ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Totusek

Buchanan Accident

2 Wathena residents have been injured in a 3 vehicle accident involving a tractor a quarter of a mile north of St. Joseph on I-229 Southbound Saturday afternoon.

Missouri State Highway Patrol says that 33 year old Kevin Lee of Wathena slowed down when approaching a tractor driven by 44 year old Victor Neiderhauser of Filmore and was struck from behind by 43 year old James Kerns of St. Joseph. All 3 vehicles were pushed to the shoulder. Lee and his passenger, Tyan Elder were taken to the Heartland Regional Medical Center with moderate injures. Both were wearing their seatbelts.