Falling Farm Equipment Injures Teen Driver

January 28, 2006 - Posted at 2:21 p.m. CST

MAYSVILLE, Mo. (AP) _ A teenager was critically injured when a

piece of farm equipment rolled off a flatbed truck and into the

path of his car near Maysville.

The highway patrol says the auger fell off the truck yesterday

on Missouri 33, six miles south of Maysville. The augur bounced off

the ground before striking the windshield and roof of the car that

Delayne Adamson, of Osborn, was driving.

After the accident, his car went off the side of the road and

through a fence.

Adamson was hit by the auger, and was in critical condition. A

passenger in the car was treated and released for minor injuries.

The truck's driver was issued a summons for failure to secure a


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