ATV, car accident hospitalizes youth

A vehicle accident that involved the Jefferson County Clerk and sent a 16-year-old to Children’s Mercy occurred at 10:34 a.m. Saturday, May 5, near Cummings.

Linda Buttron, 53, Nortonville, was southbound on US-59 highway when an all-terrain vehicle operated by James Handke, 16, Linwood, turned left in front of her.

According to the Highway Patrol report, both were southbound and the ATV was on the right hand shoulder of the highway. The youth made a left turn into the path of the Buttron vehicle.

The youth was riding a 1997 Kawasaki. He was transported by air ambulance to the Kansas City hospital.

Buttron, who was driving a 2007 Expedition, was not injured.

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