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Two Accidents With Minor Injuries Reported Last Week On State Highways In County

Two accidents were reported last week in Ste. Genevieve, both resulting in minor injuries, according to reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

— The first took place at 7:25 a.m. on January 29 on Highway 61 and was related to the weather.

Nelson E. Pfaff, 62, of Ste. Genevieve was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado southbound on Highway 61 when he lost control on the ice-covered roadway 232 feet south of Mimosa Road.

The vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned. The vehicle then struck a fence.

Pfaff was taken to Mercy Hospital Jefferson by the Ste. Genevieve County Ambulance District.

He was wearing a seat belt, according to the report.

— The second accident took place at 12:28 a.m. on February 1 on Highway 32 west of Dorlac Road and involved two vehicles.

Seth S. Clark, 40, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, was driving a 2014 GMC Sierra eastbound on Highway 32 when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 2002 Jeep Wrangler being driven by Gregory A. Cady, 57, of Perryville.

The passenger side of the GMC Sierra struck the front passenger side of the Jeep Wrangler.

Clark was taken to Parkland Health Center South in Farmington by the Ste. Genevieve County Ambulance District.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, according to the report.

(Information from reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.)

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