FRUITLAND - Two Dexter residents were injured in a
one-vehicle accident at 1:56 a.m. Tuesday as they
traveled south on Interstate 55 at Fruitland in Cape
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Heather A.
Hardin, 18, fell asleep as she was driving and her
vehicle went off the left side of the roadway and
Hardin sustained serious injuries and passenger Kelly
D. Affolder, 18, was moderately injured. Both were
transported by ambulance to Southeast Missouri
Hospital in Cape Girardeau.