On Sat., Nov. 24 at 6:03 a.m., Story failed to negotiate a curve. She travelled off the left wide of the road and struck an embankment.

An accident in Laclede County early Saturday morning left a Richland driver with serious injuries.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Samantha Story, 22, of Richland, had serious injuries as a result of an accident on Highway FF in Laclede County four miles south of Richland.

On Sat., Nov. 24 at 6:03 a.m., Story failed to negotiate a curve. She travelled off the left wide of the road and struck an embankment. The 1998 Suzuki Esteem she was driving overturned and struck a tree. She was transported to Mercy Hospital in Lebanon by Mercy ambulance. The Suzuki was totaled.

The crash report indicated she was not wearing a seat belt.