Two Dexter men hurt in accident

Thursday, October 20, 2005

Two Dexter, Mo., men suffered serious injuries on Wednesday when their vehicle struck a utility pole on Highway 74.

Driver Michael Becker, 28, and passenger Jason West, 28, were taken by ambulance to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. The accident reportedly occurred at 5:30 p.m. on Highway 74, one mile west of Cape Girardeau. The westbound Jeep traveled off the south side of the roadway, struck a utility pole and overturned, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Neither motorists were wearing seat belts, according to the patrol report.

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