A Success woman was seriously injured at about 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in a Highway 17 accident,  the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. 

A Success woman was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon when her car left Highway 17, ran through a fence and struck the loading dock of a business. 

Sgt. George Falterman said the driver, Melissa M. Cavaness, 32, fell asleep before crashing while traveling southbound. She was taken by ambulance to Texas County Memorial Hospital following the accident about two miles north of Success. 

Falterman said Cavaness was not wearing a seat belt. The vehicle has extensicve damage. 

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