Ridgeway woman injured in Highway 136 crash

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The Highway Patrol reports a Ridgeway woman sustained minor injuries when the sport utility vehicle she drove ran off the road and hit an embankment near Bethany the morning of November 4th.

An ambulance took 28 year old Brooke Magee to the Harrison County Community Hospital of Bethany.

The SUV traveled west on U. S. Highway 136 before going off the north side of the road one mile southwest of Bethany. The front driver’s side of the vehicle struck an embankment, and the vehicle continued to the west. The SUV came to rest upright on the north side of the road and was totaled.

The Patrol notes Magee did not wear a safety device.

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office and NTA Ambulance assisted.

Jennifer Thies


Jennifer’s interest in radio began at a young age. She started as a news reporter at KTTN in January 2017, but previously worked almost a year and a half as an on-air announcer and with news at the NPR affiliate KXCV/KRNW, which serves Northwest Missouri. Jennifer was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri. She received a Bachelor of Science in Mass Media: Broadcast Production with an Emphasis in Audio Production from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville.