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      Father and son hurt in wrong-way crash

      Columbia Police said 33-year-old Kristine B. Moersch was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 63 and collided head-on with another vehicle.

      A father and son were injured after a head-on collision on Highway 63 near Oakland Gravel Road in Boone County.

      Columbia Police said 33-year-old Kristine B. Moersch was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 63 and collided head-on with another vehicle. Police were called to the scene Wednesday night around 9:15.

      The driver in the other vehicle and his seven year old son were taken to a Columbia hospital with unknown injuries.

      Police said when they contacted Moersch, the officers smelled alcohol.

      Moersch faces endangering the welfare of a child, operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner, and second degree assault charges.

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