Pilot Grove man hurt in crash

One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 4:15 p.m. Monday in Pettis County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Luis Mora, 22, of Sedalia, was driving east on Ball Road when he pulled into the path of a northbound semi-truck on U.S. Route 65 driven by Ricky W. Moore, 58. After the impact, Moore’s vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and overturned.

Moore was taken by the Pettis County Ambulance District to Bothwell Regional Health Center with minor injuries.

Reports indicate Mora and Moore were wearing a seat belt.

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


Nicole Cooke is the editor for the Sedalia Democrat, overseeing all newsroom operations and assisting with news coverage of Sedalia and Pettis County. She can be reached at 660-530-0138 or on Twitter @NicoleRCooke.

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