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Baby Escapes Injury After Crash on Snowy Road

Troopers say the baby was spared serious injury by being properly secured in a child safety seat.

Posted: Apr 2, 2018 12:50 PM

(DAVIESS CO., Mo.) A nine month old baby escaped serious injury after two vehicles crashed head-on on a snow covered roadway.


The accident happened on M-6 near Gallatin Sunday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 49-year-old Kirksville, Mo. woman was driving eastbound when she lost control and crossed the centerline. She struck a westbound car head-on seriously injuring 26-year-old Ashley Waldron and 26-year-old Matthew Morgan, both of Plattsburg.

Troopers say the baby was spared serious injury by being properly secured in a child safety seat.

The other driver, 49-year-old Angelina Aban Yor, also escaped injury. Troopers she was also wearing a seat belt.

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