Stover woman injured after vehicle becomes airborne and strikes tree

Lake Sun Staff, newsroom@lakesunonline.com
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A Stover woman was injured Thursday evening when her vehicle became airborne and struck a tree at Route J and Highway 5 in Morgan County. 

Maida Korang, 45, was traveling east on Route J in a 2001 Infiniti G20 when she approached the intersection of Highway 5 during a period of dense and heavy fog, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. Korang traveled through the intersection and across Highway 5 where the vehicle became airborne and struck the ground. The report states the vehicle then struck and came to a rest against a tree.

Korang was not reported to be wearing a safety device and was seriously injured. She was taken by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital. 

The Infiniti G20 was totaled and left by the roadside.