Republic man hurt in Henry crash

January 16, 2013

A Republic man was injured in a vehicle accident at 5:45 p.m. Saturday in Henry County.

Whitney R. Conner, 26, was driving north on state Route 13 when he lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered road, spun around and came to a stop facing southbound, where he was hit nearly head on by Monica C. Whitham, 34, of Osceola, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Conner was taken to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton for his injuries. The report indicated both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.