Infant Dies Due To Injuries Sustained In Head-On Crash Friday

Date 2014/2/4 4:51:09 | Topic: News

A young boy has died after being seriously injured in a crash west of Green City Friday afternoon.

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The highway patrol confirms the death of a the child, Wyatt Lang, of Hamburg, Iowa. He was not yet a one year old. The infant died Sunday evening at University Hospital in Columbia after being transferred from Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville.

Authorities described the accident as a head on collision involving a tractor trailer that allegedly crossed the center line of Highway 6.

An online media picture of the scene one mile west of Green City shows snow on the shoulders of the Highway at the time of the wreck about 2 pm Friday.

The boys mother, 27 year old Angela Lang of Hamburg, also was injured and was taken to the Kirksville hospital.

The truck driver, 45 year old Scott Popeko of Milan, received treatment for his injuries from Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan.



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