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Trenton woman injured after minivan strikes deer east of Winston

A Trenton woman sustained minor injuries when the minivan in which she was a passenger hit a deer two miles east of Winston on Tuesday morning, November 16. Emergency medical services transported 80-year-old Mary Griffon to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. No injuries were reported for the driver, 70-year-old Mark Englert of Chillicothe. The vehicle […]

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Pattonsburg man injured in crash on Highway 69

The Highway Patrol reports a Pattonsburg man sustained moderate injuries when a sports utility vehicle struck a car at the city limits of Bethany Tuesday morning, September 21, 2021. Emergency medical services transported 60-year-old Michael Salmon to the Harrison County Community Hospital. No injuries were reported for the driver of the SUV, 75-year-old Wayne Bryant […]

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Two hurt in Monday crash south of Cameron

Two Cameron drivers were taken to hospitals following an accident Monday afternoon on Highway 69, four miles south of Cameron. Thirty-one-year-old Megan Davis received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Liberty Hospital. The other driver, 85-year-old Charles Cox, received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The vehicles […]

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Residents from Eagleville and Kentucky injured in attempt to avoid deer in roadway

Residents of Eagleville and London, Kentucky sustained injuries when a car struck a deer and ran off the road three miles north of Eagleville on July 24 at 1:55 am. The driver was later arrested. Passengers 21-year-old Peggy Lawson and 21-year-old Charles Bray, both of London, Kentucky, and 18-year-old Grant Trusty of Eagleville were taken by […]

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Blue Springs man charged in Daviess County after leading authorities on high-speed pursuit

A Blue Springs man has been charged in Daviess County after reportedly leading law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit on Thursday, July 1. Forty-seven-year-old Jerret Michael Hilderbrand faces two felony counts of unlawful possession of a firearm as well as one felony count each of resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing, creating a substantial […]

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Eagleville teen injured in rollover crash on Highway 69

An Eagleville teenager was taken to the hospital in Bethany after he was injured early Wednesday evening in a single-vehicle rollover accident near the Iowa state line. A sixteen-year-old boy received moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital following the 6:40 Wednesday evening wreck. The sports utility vehicle was southbound […]

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Woman from Winston injured in two-vehicle crash near Cameron

A Winston woman sustained injuries in a two-vehicle accident four miles north of Cameron Friday evening, May 14th. Sixty-eight-year-old Sandra Bridgeman was to seek her own medical attention for minor injuries. No injuries were reported for the other driver, a 17-year-old boy from Cameron. Bridgeman’s vehicle traveled north on Highway 69, and the other vehicle […]

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One adult life flighted, two 12-year-old boys transported to Kansas City after crash on Highway 69

Three Cameron residents received serious injuries when a car traveled off Highway 69 and overturned several times south of Pattonsburg. The driver, 31-year old Evan Hummel, was flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City after being ejected from the car through a sunroof. Two juvenile boys, both 12 years old and […]

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Crash on Highway 69 sends 95-year-old man to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports a Pattonsburg man sustained moderate injuries when the sports utility vehicle he drove overturned two miles west of Bethany on March 26th. Emergency medical services transported 95-year-old Dallas Lowrey to the Harrison County Community Hospital of Bethany. The SUV traveled north on Highway 69 before running off the road three-quarters of […]

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Clinton County crash causes serious injuries to man from Plattsburg

A Clinton County accident Wednesday evening resulted in serious injuries for a resident of Plattsburg. Sixty-five-year-old Alan Burton was taken by EMS to the Liberty Hospital. Burton had been driving a northbound car that stopped for a stop sign on Highway 69, when he proceeded into the intersection, the car was hit by an eastbound […]

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Wallace State Park hosts fall fun event with hike and campsite decorating contest on October 24th

Staff at Wallace State Park invites the public to attend their annual fall fun event on Saturday, Oct, 24. The day includes a trail hiking adventure called “Find the Pumpkin” at 2 p.m. Hikers who find the hidden pumpkins on the trails will win a special prize. Those interested in participating should meet at the […]

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St. Joseph man injured in crash on Highway 69

The Highway Patrol reports a Saint Joseph man sustained minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident in Winston the morning of Tuesday, September 15th. An ambulance transported 30 year old Derek French to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The pickup truck French drove traveled south on U. S. Highway 69 before running off the west side […]

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Martinsville man injured in crash on Highway 69; accused of DWI

A Martinsville resident was injured, then arrested, following a two vehicle accident on Tuesday near Eagleville. The highway patrol reports 83 year old John Stegmayer received moderate injuries and was taken by emergency medical services to the Harrison County Memorial Hospital in Bethany. The other driver, 66 year old Leonard Stobbe of Eagleville was not […]

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One dead, one injured in motorcycle crash at intersection of Highway 69 and 92

One person was fatally injured and another person was hurt when a car traveled into the path of a motorcycle in Excelsior Springs. 33-year old Emily Locke of Lawson was pronounced dead at Excelsior Springs Hospital Saturday evening shortly after the accident. She was a passenger on the motorcycle operated by 32-year old Travis Jones […]

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Audio: MoDOT Engineer Michael Marriott says local economy benefits from contractors

A spokesman for the Missouri Department of Transportation anticipates the local business economy should get a boost once the general contractor moves the resurfacing operation into Grundy County and the city of Trenton. Resurfacing began this month on Highway 69 at Interstate 35 and is progressing eastward onto Highway 6 before that phase ends at […]