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Elderly man killed in crash at intersection in Gallatin city limits

An elderly man was killed Saturday evening in Gallatin when the sports utility vehicle he was driving traveled through the highway 13 and 6 intersections. Eighty-nine-year-old Guy Stanley of Higginsville was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. His body was transported to Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin. The sports utility vehicle was northbound […]

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Brookfield man injured in rollover crash on Highway 11

A Brookfield man was taken to a hospital following a single-vehicle rollover accident late Sunday morning three miles east of Brookfield. Sixty-five-year-old Norman Duncan received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital. The sports utility vehicle was southbound when it traveled off the left side of Highway 11, went down an […]

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Two from Brookfield injured after SUV slides off icy Highway 36

Two Brookfield residents were injured last night when their vehicle skidded on ice and went off Highway 36 in Macon County. Taken to University of Missouri Medical Center in Columbia were the driver, 63-year-old Thomas Jenkins, and his passenger, 61-year-old Kathryn Berry. A Highway Patrol trooper reported the westbound sports utility vehicle, once it slid […]

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St. Joseph woman injured in crash on Interstate 35 in Daviess County

A St. Joseph resident was hurt when the sports utility vehicle she was driving overturned on Interstate 35 in Daviess County. Fifty-eight-year-old Michelle Applegate refused treatment at the scene for minor injuries. The crash happened four miles north of the Winston exit as the northbound SUV traveled into the median, back across the northbound lanes, […]

Traffic Fatalities

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports eight deaths on Missouri roads during Christmas holiday

Eight people died in traffic crashes during the 78-hour counting period, which began at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 23, 2021, and ended at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 26, 2021. 2021 Christmas Holiday Traffic Statistics Troopers investigated the following: Traffic Crashes — 310 Traffic Crash Injuries — 92 Traffic Crash Fatalities — 4 DWI — 67 […]

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Novinger man life-flighted to Columbia after crashing on Highway 149

An accident on Monday in western Adair County injured a driver from Novinger. Seventy-three-year-old Richard Entwistle received serious injuries and was flown by medical helicopter to University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Entwistle was not wearing a seat belt when the pickup he was driving traveled off Highway 149, struck a tree, and an embankment. […]

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Woman from Bethany hospitalized after crashing on Highway 13

A Bethany woman was injured early Wednesday evening in a single-vehicle crash in Harrison County. Seventy-one-year-old Ginger Henley received moderate injuries and was taken by emergency medical services to Harrison County Community Hospital. The car was northbound when it went off the east side of Highway 13, struck an embankment, became airborne, and landed on its […]

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Lexington man demolishes vehicle in Saturday morning crash

A Lexington resident was hurt when the vehicle he was driving overturned on Route E in Carroll County and caught fire. Forty-two-year-old Paul Young was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton with minor injuries. The crash happened early Saturday morning as Young was driving west on Route E when the vehicle traveled off […]

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Patrol reports nine fatalities; no drownings or boating crashes over 2021 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 24, 2021, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 28, 2021. There were no boating crashes or drownings. During the Thanksgiving holiday counting period, troopers report the following traffic statistics for 2021 (preliminary): Crashes ─ 457 […]

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Spickard resident dies in motorcycle crash on Route C

A resident of Spickard was killed Saturday afternoon at approximately 4 pm while riding his motorcycle on Route C near Spickard. Sixty-Two-year-old Bradley Collins was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Deputy Coroner Steve Tracy at 5:02 pm. The body was transported to the Slater Funeral Home in Trenton. The crash happened […]

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Southern Missouri resident crashes in Chariton County, life-flighted to Columbia

A Sunrise Beach resident received serious injuries when they crashed their pickup in Chariton County. Thirty-three-year-old Dougie Bruce was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. The crash happened Saturday morning four miles west of Triplett as the westbound pickup went off the right side of Route M, hit a guard rail, crossed […]

Rollover Crash

Kidder resident injured in rollover crash on Highway 36

A resident of Kidder was injured early Monday evening in a rollover accident on Highway 36 near Wheeling. Fifty-five-year-old Daniel Landi was taken by EMS to Hedrick Medical Center with minor injuries. The sports utility vehicle was westbound when it went off the left side of the highway, the driver overcorrected causing the vehicle to […]

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Caldwell County crash east of Cameron injures two

A Caldwell County accident resulted in two occupants of a car being sent to a hospital late Sunday. Fifty-seven-year-old Linda Heaton received serious injuries and 36-year-old William Heaton received minor injuries. Both were passengers in a car driven by 63-year-old Timothy Heaton who wasn’t hurt. Both passengers were from Braymer.  Linda and William Heaton were […]

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Trenton woman transported to Wright Memorial Hospital after crashing near Laredo

The Highway Patrol reports a Trenton woman sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck she drove failed to negotiate a curve and overturned three and a half miles northwest of Laredo on Friday, September 24. Emergency medical services took 20-year-old Sidney Lynch to Wright Memorial Hospital. The pickup traveled north on Route E before running […]

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Trucker suffers medical event, demolishes big rig in crash south of Unionville

The highway patrol reports an Iowa truck driver apparently suffered a medical event Monday morning when a semi traveled off Highway 5 in Putnam County and struck an embankment two miles south of Unionville. Fifty-six-year-old Harry Dundee of Olin, Iowa was flown by medical helicopter (Air Evac) to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville with […]