Three people, including a police officer, were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 54 in Camden County Sunday night.
Update 10:40 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17: According to Sgt. Scott Hines with the Camden County Sheriff's Office, Lynch was watching traffic in regards to an incident at the lake involving a child. Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White confirmed the incident, but said no further information into the incident involving the child is being released at this time as the investigation is still ongoing.
9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17: Three people, including a police officer, were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 54 in Camden County Sunday evening.
From one vehicle, driver Roy L. Wood, 52, of California, Mo. received injuries described as moderate and Bradley R. Stuedle, 44, of California, Mo. received minor injuries. In the other vehicle, Dawn M. Lynch, 45, of Camdenton - a Camden County deputy - received minor injuries.
All three were taken by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital for treatment.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, the 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicle driven by Lynch had pulled to the right shoulder of the eastbound lane Sunday evening, Oct. 16, approximately 1/2-mile west of Dock Ridgeway. Attempting to locate a vehicle from a prior incident, Lynch allowed other vehicles to pass for some time before performing a U-turn and pulling into the path of a 2013 Ford Edge being driven east by Wood.
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