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Two from Unionville injured in crash on Route YY

Two people from Unionville were injured while a third individual escaped injury in a two-vehicle accident at a rural eastern Putnam county intersection Thursday night. Thirty-year-old Tyler Lewis and his passenger, 27-year-old Shaleigh Lewis, received minor injuries and were taken by ambulance to the Putnam County Memorial Hospital. A 16-year-old boy from Unionville was the […]

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Booneville woman injured in two-vehicle crash south of Bethany

A Booneville woman was injured Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident five miles south of Bethany. Fifty-six-year-old Nancee Swanson was taken by ambulance to the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany with moderate injuries. The other driver, 47-year-old Isaac Welling, of Hatfield was not injured. A trooper reported Welling’s sports utility vehicle was westbound on […]

4th of July Holiday Weekend Traffic Statistics (MSHP)

Five fatalities, 294 crashes reported over 4th of July Holiday Weekend

Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers worked 294 traffic crashes, which included 107 injuries and all five fatalities. Troopers also made 139 DWI arrests and 126 drug arrests over the holiday weekend. 2020 July Fourth Holiday Boating Statistics Troopers worked nine boating crashes, which included four injuries and zero fatalities. Troopers made six BWI arrests and […]

Traffic Accident

Princeton woman hurt when she fails to yield to oncoming traffic

The Highway Patrol reports a Princeton woman sustained serious injuries when the car she drove failed to yield to oncoming traffic, and a pickup truck struck it in Princeton the morning of Tuesday, June 23rd. An ambulance transported 85-year-old Virginia Schilling to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. No injuries were reported for pickup driver 71-year-old […]

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Four injured in crash on Highway 169; driver arrested on multitude of allegations

Four people were injured, including two children, in the collision of two vehicles Sunday afternoon one mile to the north of Gower. The Clinton county accident happened at the junction of Highway 169 and Route Double-V at 3:25 pm. One driver was arrested following an investigation. Forty-one-year-old Matthew Schmidt received minor injuries and 37-year-old Elizabeth […]

Railroad Crossing

One dead, one life-flighted after ignoring railroad crossing signal

One person was killed and another was injured Sunday night at a railroad crossing in Ray County. The highway patrol said the accident happened when a vehicle containing two Richmond residents failed to yield to a railroad crossing traffic control device, drove around the train crossing arm and was struck by the westbound locomotive on […]

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Chillicothe woman and child injured in southwest Missouri crash

A Chillicothe woman and young child were injured in the collision of two cars in southwest Missouri’s Hickory County. Twenty-eight-year-old Jami Miller and an 11-year-old girl were taken to the Citizen’s Memorial Hospital in Bolivar. The youth received moderate injuries and Ms. Miller had minor injuries. The driver of a second vehicle, 70-year-old Judith Shiverdecker […]