Two-vehicle accident reported at Marceline junction

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A Marceline resident was hurt when a tractor-trailer unit hit a sport utility vehicle on Highway 5 north of Marceline.  The Highway Patrol said 38-year old Shaun Woodard of Marceline was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. Woodard was a passenger in the SUV driven by 34-year old Amanda Woodard of Marceline.  She was not reported hurt.

The truck driver, 54-year old Mark Bauer of Chillicothe, Illinois, was not reported hurt.

The accident was Friday morning at Highway 6 and a Highway 36 off-ramp north of Marceline.  The investigating officer said the eastbound truck failed to yield and hit the driver’s side of the northbound SUV.  The SUV was demolished and the tractor-trailer unit had moderate damage.  All three people were wearing seat belts.