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Mississippi Driver Injured in Buchanan County Hit-and-Run Crash

ST. JOSEPH, MO – A Mississippi driver was injured in an accident in Buchanan County late Friday afternoon.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 44-year old Deborah Eaton of Newton, Mississippi was northbound on I-29 at US 36 Highway when she slowed for traffic backing up due to another accident ahead. A white SUV struck the rear of Eaton’s vehicle and then fled from the scene.

Eaton was taken to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph with moderate injuries. The white SUV involved in the accident remains unidentified.


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