Woman injured in Benton County wreck

Democrat Staff

An Urbana woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 8:15 p.m. Friday in Benton County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Debra J. Gunter, 42, was driving east on McLaughlin Avenue, just east of state Route M, when she observed a rabbit. Her vehicle traveled off the right side of the road, struck a post and came to rest in a ditch.

Gunter, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center with minor injuries.

She was also arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

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


Democrat Staff

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