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One Person Killed And Two Others Injured In An Accident Near Walshville

Tue, 31 May 2011 09:04:41 CDT
(Walshville)--One person was killed and two others were injured in a single vehicle accident Saturday afternoon near Walshville. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, a pickup driven by 33 year old Shawn Durbin of Alhambra was driving eastbound on Mt. Olive Trail.

Durbin's pickup left the road at a curve near Heeren Road. The pickup went into a ditch, rolling over, ejecting Durbin and passenger 40 year old Dan Kovaly of Mt. Olive. Another passenger, 37 year old Michael Whitworth of Alhambra, had to be extricated from the truck.

Durbin was taken to St. Francis Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Kovaly was airlifted by helicopter to St. Louis University Hospital. Whitworth was taken to Staunton Community Hospital, where he was then transferred to Barnes Jewish Hospital. The accident remains under investigation.


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