Perryville woman in serious condition after Malibu hits tree

Thursday, October 1, 2009 ~ Updated 6:40 AM

PERRYIVLLE, Mo. - A Perryville woman was in serious condition after her 2001 Chevrolet Malibu struck a tree Wednesday.

Kathleen Geoghegan, 64, was traveling southbound on County Road 819 1 mile north of Route N when she failed to negotiate a curve, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Her Malibu traveled off the right side of the roadway and collided with a tree around 8:05 a.m.

Geoghegan, who was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, was taken by air evac helicopter for treatment at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

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