Chillicothe woman injured when SUV is hit from behind on Highway 36

SUV Accident

A Chillicothe resident was hurt when the sports utility vehicle she was operating was hit from behind on Highway 36 in Linn County.

Fifty-six-year-old Linda Snuffer was taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe with minor injuries

The accident happened on Saturday night two miles east of Laclede as Snuffer was driving west on Highway 36 when she suddenly stopped the SUV for a vehicle in front of her that was turning. The SUV operated by Snuffer was hit from behind by a pickup truck driven by 64-year old Randall Cooper of Purdin, who was not reported hurt.

Both vehicles were demolished and both drivers were wearing seat belts.