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DENT COUNTY, Mo.- A two-vehicle accident that occurred in Dent County early this morning was reported by the Missouri Highway Patrol. According to the crash report both vehicles were westbound on Mo Hwy 32 at the junction of Mo Hwy P. Amber Hogan, 35, of Salem Mo., became inattentive and struck Kyle Dickson, 30, also of Salem, Mo., and his vehicle from behind. As a result, Dickson overturned in the roadway and his vehicle caught fire.

Hogan was taken by ambulance to Salem Memorial Hospital as a result of minor injuries. Dickson suffered serious injuries and had to be air lifted by Mercy Air Ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia, Mo.