A 17-year-old from Sedalia was taken to the hospital in Warrensburg with moderate injuries after an accident on Smasal Rd., just east of U.S. 64 around 2:12 p.m. on January 7. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ethan R. Hampton lost control of a 2007 Dodge on slick roadway. The Dodge left the road and struck a fence. The Dodge sustained extensive damage and was towed from the scene.