Dexter teens hurt in I-55 mishap

Tuesday, November 13, 2001

FRUITLAND, Mo. -- A Dexter, Mo., teen-ager who fell asleep at the wheel was seriously injured early Monday when her vehicle ran off the road and overturned on Interstate 55.

Heather Hardin, 18, was taken to Southeast Missouri Hospital after the 1:56 a.m. accident at Fruitland. Her passenger, 18-year-old Kelly Affolder of Dexter, was taken to the same hospital with moderate injuries.