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June 2, 2017MARYVILLE, Mo. |  By: Nienow

Two-car crash injures three

Three people were injured after two cars collided on US 71, one mile north of Maryville in Nodaway County around 6:30 last night.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the first vehicle was driven by 58-year-old Michael E. Hall and was traveling northbound on business 71. Hall failed to yield at a stop sign and struck the second vehicle, also northbound, driven by 58-year-old Jacki L. Thrasher from Clarinda. Iowa.

The collision caused Thrasher to drive off the roadway. Hall's vehicle overturned ejecting a passenger, 51-year-old Karen Ebrecht of Hopkins, Missouri. Karen Ebrecht, who was not wearing a seatbelt, suffered serious injuries and was taken by Nodaway County Ambulance to St. Francis Hospital, then flown by Lifenet to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.

Another passenger in Hall's vehicle, 28-year-old Michael Ebrecht, sustained minor injuries and was taken by private vehicle to St. Francis Hospital.

Jacki Thrasher received moderate injuries and was taken to St. Francis Hospital by Nodaway County Ambulance.

The accident was investigated by the Missouri Highway Patrol, Maryville Public Safety and the Nodaway County Sheriff's office.