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Woman injured in Holt County wreck.

(KLZA)-- Two people were injured in a wreck approximately six miles south of Mound City at the intersection of U.S. 59 and U.S. 159 Highways on Monday, September 16 shortly before 5:00 P.M.  

The Missouri Highway Patrol report indicates 59-year-old Chris Kurtz of Oregon, Missouri, was eastbound on US 159, driving a 1999 International 9900 Eagle Truck and 60-year-old Lydia Dearmont of Maitland, Missouri was northbound on US 59 Highway when the wreck occurred. 

The report indicates Kurtz failed to yield to Dearmont's Jeep Grand Cherokee, causing her vehicle to begin to skid. The front drivers side bumper of the Jeep struck the passengers side door of the truck.  

Dearmont was transported to Mosaic Hospital in St. Joseph by the Atchison-Holt EMS with what were described as minor injuries.  

The Holt County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon Police Department responded to the scene of the wreck.

Editor's note: due to a reporter's error, an earlier version of this story misidentified the drivers. We apologize for this error. 

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