A 15-year-old girl was injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred in Pettis County Monday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 49-year-old Danny L. Tilton of Sedalia was the driver of a westbound 1994 Nissan on US 50 Highway, at Route TT at 3 p.m., when the driver braked to avoid striking another vehicle that was stopped ahead of him. The Nissan traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.

A 15-year-old Sedalia female juvenile in the Nissan suffered moderate injuries and was transported by PCAD to Bothwell Regional Health Center. Both the driver and occupant were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

The Nissan had moderate damage.

Pettis County deputies assisted the Patrol at the scene.

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