Two Hurt in Early Morning Boone County Accident

Two people were hurt, one seriously, in a two vehicle accident on Route B, just south of Route HH in Boone County around 3:30 Monday morning. The State Highway Patrol says a 16-year-old boy from Hallsville was headed northbound, and swerved his SUV to miss a deer, and hit a southbound pickup driven by 55-year-old Tammy Alexander of Centralia. Alexander had serious injuries. The boy had moderate ones. Both were taken to Columbia hospitals.