Posted By: Cindy (email)
Date: 3/2/2022 at 12:05:16
One-car crash kills husband, injures his wife.
Independence- An Arlington man was killed in a a one-car accident Saturday morning.
Dennis Puffett, 19, was a passenger in the vehicle driven by his wife, Janet, also 19. Janet lost control of the car one mile west of Independence on Highway 520 at 6 a.m.
The Puffetts, who were not wearing seat belts, were thrown from the car when it rolled. Their 6-month old daughter, Courtney, remained fastened in her infant seat, according to the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office.
All three were taken t People's Memorial Hospital, Independence, where Dennis died shortly after.
Janet was listed in fair condition with abrasions on Saturday. Courtney was treated and released.
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