COOPER COUNTY, Mo. – Two people were sent to the hospital following a car accident this morning in Cooper County.

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At 7:51 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, James D. Milligan, 32, of Clarksburg, Mo., was driving northbound on Route O at Route H. He was attempting to negotiate a left turn on Route H when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Shawna D. Zimmerman, 41, of Bruceton, Mo.

Zimmerman sustained moderate injuries while her passenger, a 10 year old minor, received minor injuries and both were transported to SSM St. Mary’s Hospital by ambulance. They were both wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, while Milligan was not.