Fatal Crash

Carrollton woman dies in crash on County Road 335

The Highway Patrol reports a Carrollton woman died and a Marshall man sustained injuries as the result of a car losing control on a snow-covered road and hitting a sports utility vehicle in Carroll County Friday afternoon. Carroll County Coroner Steve Bittiker pronounced 32-year-old Hope Wilson dead at the scene of the crash and she […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Mike Parson makes appointments to commissions and offices in area counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday appointments to various commissions and offices. Those appointments included Randy Huffman of rural Galt as the Sullivan County Western District Commissioner. Huffman replaces Danny Busick who resigned from the commissioner position and was to be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the Second District State Representative for Mercer, Sullivan, and […]

Fatal Crash

DeKalb County crash kills Kansas Woman

A woman from northeast Kansas died Monday following an accident just west of Clarksdale in DeKalb County. The 11:15 Monday morning wreck involved a semi truck and a car. The highway patrol reports 51-year-old Cherri Edwards of Troy, Kansas was pronounced dead by DeKalb County Coroner Heath Turner, some 30 minutes after the accident happened. […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports 9 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics Crashes ─ 587 Injuries ─ 108 Fatalities ─ 9 DWI ─ 86 Drug Arrests ─ 67 […]

Lightning Fatality

Maryville man killed by lightning strike

Authorities in Nodaway county report the death of a man Tuesday when he was struck by lightning. Officials say 35-year-old Ryen Browning of Maryville was fishing at the city reservoir in Maryville when the weather-related incident happened. Maryville Public Safety responded to the scene at 12:30 Tuesday afternoon and found the man deceased. Assistance was […]

Fatal Crash

Carrollton man dead in single-vehicle crash on Highway 65

A single-vehicle accident Wednesday in Saline County has claimed the life of a Carrollton resident. Twenty-year-old Dalton Newton was thrown from his overturning vehicle while driving on Highway 65.  Newtown was southbound when he apparently lost control of the car, ran off the left side of Highway 65, struck a utility pole, and overturned. The […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, one life-flighted after crash on Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports one person from Lancaster died and another sustained moderate injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned two miles south of Atlanta Thursday morning. Sixty-nine year old Donna Welte traveled north on U. S. Highway 63 when the SUV ran off the left side of the road, she then overcorrected, which caused […]

Fatal Crash

Train hits trash truck killing Macon man

A Macon man has died after a train engine struck a trash truck three miles north of Clark Friday afternoon. The Highway Patrol reports 36-year-old Nathan Dunlap drove west on County Road 2655 when he failed to yield to the train engine, operated by Scott Pope of Decatur, Illinois. The Randolph County Coroner pronounced Dunlap […]

Body Recovered

18-year-old Chillicothe drowning victim identified

The highway patrol has identified the victim of a weekend drowning at Chillicothe. The patrol reports the body of 18-year-old Michael Cappell was recovered about 5:15 Sunday evening in the Thompson River, two miles north of the Grand River and two miles west of Chillicothe. Authorities stated Cappell was in the Thompson River Saturday when […]