Lohman pedestrian injured in hit and run

A Lohman pedestrian suffered minor injuries in a hit-and-run Friday afternoon.

Sixty-one-year-old Larry G. Dusheke, at about 3:28 p.m., was walking eastbound along Route C at Simpson Street, when a gray Chevrolet SUV struck him, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. The vehicle then fled the scene. No other descriptions of the vehicle or driver were available.

Dusheke went to St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City for treatment.


A three-vehicle crash late Friday evening in Morgan County injured three people.

The incident occurred about 10:52 a.m., when a Ford Edge driven by Miranda C. Jones, 31, of Centerview, was traveling northbound on Missouri 5 near Route HH according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. The Edge struck a northbound Chevrolet Silverado driven by 48-year-old Brian D. Dorsey of Versailles. Both vehicles crossed the center of the road. The Edge continued across the road, hit a sign and overturned. Dorsey's pickup stopped in the road and was hit by another Chevrolet Silverado driven southbound by Robert L. Young, 65, of Sedalia.

Neither Jones nor Dorsey was wearing a seat belt. Jones was uninjured. Dorsey was taken by ambulance to Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City for treatment of serious injuries.

Young, who was wearing a seat belt, suffered minor injuries. A passenger in his vehicle, Lisa R. Young, 63, of Versailles, was wearing a seat belt and suffered moderate injuries. An ambulance took both to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach for treatment.


An ATV crash injured two Illinois men Friday afternoon in Osage County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Sean P. Leary, 21, and passenger Ian R. Edson, 25, both of Belleville, Illinois, about 3:40 p.m. were riding a Polaris Sportsman four-wheeler northbound on County Road 701 near Roberta Lane, when Leary approached a curve at a high rate of speed. The vehicle went off the left side of the road and hit several trees.

Neither man was wearing a helmet.

Edson suffered moderate injuries. Leary suffered serious injuries. Osage Ambulance Service took both to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment.