Tuesday crash near Maeystown

Emergency personnel responded about 1 p.m. Tuesday to a two-vehicle crash with road blockage and possible injuries at 3575 Maeystown Road southwest of Maeystown.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, Maeystown Fire Department and Monroe County EMS responded to the scene.

Police said a 2015 Toyota RAV4 driven by Ronnie Dixon, 79, of Maeystown, was turning from the left shoulder after Dixon visited his mailbox when a westbound 2011 Jeep Compass driven by Timothy Lapham, 56, of Fults, struck the Toyota.

Lapham was transported to Red Bud Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. His female passenger was not injured.

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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.
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