Linn County crash injures Laclede man

A Linn County accident yesterday morning injured a Laclede resident.

The highway patrol reports 49-year-old Troy Dunkin was taken by ambulance to the Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield for the treatment of minor injuries.

The accident happened about seven miles north of Meadville as Dunkin was driving a northbound Freightliner van while 16-year-old Keith Herring of Linneus was operating a pickup.

The report stated Herring was westbound on Booker Road and allegedly failed to stop and yield to the van while making a left turn onto Highway 139.

The van received extensive damage and the pickup had moderate damage.

Both drivers were using seat belts.