A one-car crash in Benton County moderately injured a 17-year-old Warsaw man on Monday night.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Aidan P. Graham was the driver of an eastbound 2007 Dodge on Route BB at Woodland Road at 10:05 p.m. June 26 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a utility pole, where it came to rest.

His passenger, 17-year-old Charles R. Burks of Warsaw, suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by Lincoln EMS. Both were wearing a safety device, the report said.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene.

Benton County deputies assisted the Patrolmen at the scene.

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