Emergency personnel responded at about 7 a.m. to a crash at Highways 17 and AA west of Bucyrus.

Vehicles totaled in Highway 17 crash

Three persons were seriously injured Monday morning in a crash west of Bucyrus.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 1999 GMC 1500 pickup driven south by Matthew F. Sowell, 26, of Satsuma, Ala., crossed the Highway 17 centerline and struck head-on a northbound 2007 Dodge Caliber driven by Adam E. Vasseur, 42, of Bucyrus.

A passenger in the Sowell vehicle was Joe L. Jarvis, 35, of Lucedale, Miss.

The men were taken to Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston with serious injuries.

The mishap occurred just north of Highway AA and 17. Sgt. George Falterman said the drivers and the passenger were not wearing  seat belts. Both vehicles were totaled.

Assisting were the Roby Fire Department, Texas County Rescue Squad, Cpl. Dale Pounds and Tpr. Curtis Hubbs. 

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