Two injured in crash five miles east of Gallatin

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The Highway Patrol has released updated information on an accident five miles east of Gallatin on March 17th, correcting the names of drivers and occupants.

The updated information indicates 77-year-old Gail Siemer of Jamesport was the driver of one pickup truck, and 25-year old Robert Reed was the driver of another pickup. No injuries were reported for them.

Eighteen-year-old Enoth Schrock of Jamesport is listed as a passenger in Siemer’s truck. Emergency medical services transported him to the Cameron Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. Thirty-year-old Mary Mendenhall of Trenton and a 17-year-old boy are listed as passengers in Reeds’ truck. Mendenhall was taken by EMS to Wright Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries. The boy’s injuries were listed as serious, and he was taken to the Liberty Hospital.

A crash report says Reed’s pickup was using a private drive to conduct a U-turn, and the truck was stopped in the road waiting for traffic to pass. It was then struck by Siemer’s pickup. Both vehicles came to rest on the north side of the road and were totaled.

The Patrol notes Schrock did not wear a seat belt. It is unknown if the others involved were.