Delayed fatality crash MO-43 at Iris Road; Service dog missing from crash scene

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NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. — About 4:30 p.m. Monday afternoon Newton County Central Communications were alerted to a crash at MO-43 and Iris Road. 

UPDATED MSHP REPORT SHOWS A DELAYED FATALITY, 32-year-old Seneca woman.

Seneca Fire District, Redings Mill Fire, Newton County Ambulance, Newton County Deputies responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified.

DIAMOND HAS BEEN LOCATED AND IS SAFE ACCORDING TO FAMILY.

Missouri State Highway Patrol tell us on scene two vehicles are involved. A large Utility truck was traveling north on MO-43. A small SUV was traveling west on BB/Iris Road.

Trooper continued saying the SUV crossed MO-43 into the path of the truck. The truck attempted to avoid the crash and swerved to the left of the roadway, coming to a stop in a small field northwest of the intersection.

One person was Priority One trauma to a Joplin area hospital. Trooper tells us three total were transported. One was ejected and another was partially ejected. All of the injured were from the SUV.

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