A 17-year-old girl was injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred in Benton County Tuesday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that Lydia F. Eckhoff of Warsaw was the driver of an eastbound 1997 Ford F-250 on Route H, north of Edmondson Access at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, when the truck slid off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

Eckhoff suffered minor injuries and was treated roadside.

The Ford had extensive damage and was towed from the scene.

Benton County deputies assisted the Patrol at the scene.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby
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