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New details: Crash on Hwy. H near Zalma


The Missouri Highway Patrol was on the scene of a crash in Bollinger County Friday evening.

The crash was on Highway H, not far from Zalma.

According to Corporal Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, two were injured in the crash and one was taken to a St. Louis hospital. He said crews are still on the scene and investigating the crash.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 24-year-old Ralph R. Carnahan was driving a 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada on Missouri Highway H around 6:00pm Friday evening. 

The car ran off the left side of the road and hit several trees before ejecting a passenger.

23-year-old Eric A. Lemons and 29-year-old Casey J. Wertich were also in the car with Carnahan. 

Carnaham was taken by air to St. Johns Mercy in St. Louis with serious injuries. Lemons was taken by air to St. Francis in Cape Girardeau with serious injuries, and Wertich went to St. Francis by ambulance with moderate injuries. 

We're told no one in the car was wearing a seat belt. 

Stay with us online and on-air while as we bring you more on this developing story.

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