Motorcycle Crash

Two from Iowa life-flighted after motorcycle strikes deer on Highway 139 near Humphreys

Two people from southern Iowa were occupants of a motorcycle that struck a deer Monday night nearly two miles to the south of Humphreys. The Highway 139 accident resulted in moderate injuries for the driver, 65 year old Kevin Whisler of Centerville and for a passenger, 61 year old Vicky Strickler of Moravia, Iowa. Whisler […]

ATV or Four Wheeler Crash

Trenton and Independence residents injured in ATV crash near Tindall

Residents of Trenton and Independence were injured Wednesday night in an all-terrain vehicle accident three miles east of Tindall. Forty-five-year-old Ralph Turley of Independence was the driver of the ATV that was westbound when it went off the south side of Route O and overturned. Both he and a passenger, 33-year-old Sarah Whitt of Trenton, were […]

Lifeflight Eagle

Lawson teen life-flighted after being ejected from overturning car; accused of DWI

A teenager from Lawson was injured when he was ejected from an overturning car in rural Clinton County. Eighteen-year-old Robert Becker of Lawson received serious injuries and was flown by a medical helicopter (Life Flight) to the Truman Medical Center. The crash happened before sunrise on Sunday when Becker was eastbound on Route PPbwhen the […]

Deadly Crash

One dead, one life-flighted in fatal crash west of Bethany

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a crash involving three vehicles late Thursday afternoon two miles west of Bethany. According to the Highway Patrol, 68-year-old Diane Gibson of New Hampton was pronounced dead at the scene. Receiving serious injuries was another driver, 55-year-old Lesa Gard of Bethany. She was flown by medical […]

Prison Sentence

Texas man sentenced to 22-years with Missouri Department of Corrections for shooting at Super 8 motel in Bethany

A Dallas, Texas man accused of shooting another person in the chest in Bethany in April was sentenced in Harrison County Thursday, July 23rd after waiving formal arraignment and pleading guilty. Twenty-one-year-old Jackson Mateo Miesse was sentenced to the Department of Corrections for 11 years on felony assault—first degree, 11 years on felony armed criminal […]

Lifeflight Eagle

Gallatin woman life-flighted to KC after vehicle swerves to miss deer in roadway

A single-vehicle rollover accident southwest of Jamesport Sunday morning at 10:35 am injured a Gallatin woman. Ninteen-year-old Dariyn Pettit was flown by a Lifeflight Eagle to the Truman Medical Center. An investigator said the car was eastbound when the driver swerved to miss a deer in the road. She over-corrected causing the car to go […]