Authorities said an accident occurred Monday afternoon on ice-covered Highway BB southwest of Licking.

A woman from Licking was injured Monday afternoon on an ice-covered highway southwest of her hometown, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.

Tpr. Marty Wiseman said a westbound 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Emma J. Connelly, 56, of Licking, lost control on ice, ran off the right side of the Highway BB and struck the ground.

A passenger, Cheri Y. Hamby, 52, sustained minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Texas County Memorial Hospital. She was not wearing a seat belt, Wiseman said. Connelly was restrained.

The vehicle sustained moderate damage. 

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