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Three injured in Wednesday crash on U.S. 40

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 40 shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Neither driver could be questioned after the accident due to the nature of their injuries, according to Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Josh Clarke. However, "It appeared from the evidence left from the crash that V1" driven by Cori L. Moody, 42, of Brazil "was traveling north on C.R. 200W. After stopping at a stop sign (Moody) drove forward, attempting to cross U.S. 40. When (Moody's vehicle) began to cross, it pulled into the path of V2" a vehicle driven by Destiny N. Wooten, 23, of Lafayette, Ind., "which appeared to be traveling east on U.S. 40," according to the police report.

Wooten's vehicle struck Moody's driver's door "causing serious injury" to Moody and damage to her vehicle.

Moody was flown by medical helicopter to an Indianapolis hospital for further observation.

There was a witness to the crash. Tammy Harden, of West Terre Haute, told police she was traveling west on U.S. 40 when she saw Moody attempt to cross U.S. 40, northbound. She saw Moody's vehicle pull into the path of the Wooten vehicle.

Moody was not wearing a restraint at the time of the accident.

Also injured were Wooten, who was wearing a restraint, and Katie Furr, 12, who was a passenger in Wooten's vehicle. She was wearing a lap and harness restraint.



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