Gatewood, MO – Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on County Rd 142 W-4

Gatewood, MO (August 20, 2022) – A crash took place in Ripley County on Thursday morning that sent two women to area hospitals with injuries. At around 11:35 a.m., on August 18, authorities were called to a crash on County Road 142 W-4.

Reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol show that a 2011 Chevrolet Suburban and a 2014 Jeep Wrangler were both traveling southbound on County Road 142 W-4 when they collided, resulting in both vehicles being totaled.

The drivers of both vehicles, identified as 27-year-old Taylor Beal and 48-year-old Dawn Evans, were injured. Beal was transported to 5 Rivers Hospital in Pocahontas, Arkansas, for treatment. Evans was transported to Popular Bluff Regional Medical Center.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

We hope Taylor Beal and Dawn Evans recover quickly from their injuries. 

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