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Man from Washington state injured in crash east of Chillicothe

The Highway Patrol reports a resident from the state of Washington sustained moderate injuries in a single-car accident one half of a mile east of Chillicothe on Tuesday evening, November 30. Chillicothe Emergency Medical Services transported 20-year-old Carson Updike of Green Bank, Washington to Hedrick Medical Center. The car traveled east on Highway 36 before […]

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Kansas resident injured in crash east of Chillicothe

A Kansas resident was injured Tuesday night in a traffic accident one-half mile east of Chillicothe. Forty-five-year-old  Quinnton Nicholas of Welda, Kansas received moderate injuries and was taken by emergency medical services to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. Nicholas was eastbound on Highway 36 when his vehicle, a Ford E450, struck debris in the road […]

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Meadville man injured after dump truck overturns near Chillicothe

The Highway Patrol reports a Meadville man sustained serious injuries when the dump truck he drove overturned three miles east of Chillicothe on Tuesday afternoon, November 30th. Emergency services transported 57-year-old Darrell Kraus to Hedrick Medical Center. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before running off the north side of the road, striking a […]

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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 […]

Big Rig Crash

Cameron man injured when car struck by Kenworth truck

The Highway Patrol reports a Cameron man sustained moderate injuries when the car he drove was struck by a Kenworth truck seven miles east of Saint Joseph the morning of November 26th. Emergency medical services transported 74-year old David Marmet to Mosaic Life Care. No injuries were reported for truck driver 74-year-old John Chase of […]

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Bucklin resident life-flighted to Columbia after crashing on Livingston Street; patrol accuses him of DWI

A Bucklin man was injured Thursday night when the car he was driving veered off a street in Bucklin and struck a tree. Twenty-nine-year-old Kenneth Fisher received serious injuries and was flown by medical helicopter (Life flight Eagle) to University Hospital in Columbia. The car was demolished in the wreck on South Livingston Street and […]

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Head-on crash at Stewartsville injures one, second driver arrested on DWI allegation

A two-vehicle crash at Stewartsville last night injured one driver and resulted in the arrest of the other. Forty-one-year-old Sarah Hanson of Stewartsville received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Mosiac Life Care in St. Joseph. Hanson was driving southbound on Route K when her sport utility vehicle was struck head-on by a […]

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Woman from Iowa injured in crash on Interstate 35

An Iowa resident was injured early Sunday evening in an Interstate 35 accident approximately one mile south of Pattonsburg. Thirty-one-year-old Tiffany Mallek of Ankeny, Iowa received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Liberty Hospital. The minivan driven by Mallek and a pickup operated by 43-year-old Laura Beerbower of Mount Ayr, Iowa were northbound […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 15 years in prison for illegal firearms

A Missouri man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing firearms after leading law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase from Bolivar, Mo., to Springfield, Mo. Milton W. Sparks, 38, of Aurora, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 15 years in federal prison without parole. On April 15, 2021, Sparks […]

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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 […]

Mercer County Fatal Crash

One dead, one injured in Mercer County crash on Monday evening

One person was killed and another was injured in an accident early Monday evening one mile north of Mercer. Sixty-four-year-old Gary Sexton of Liberty was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:45 pm. Receiving serious injuries was 71-year-old Merlin Hall of State Center, Iowa who was taken by ambulance to Wayne County Hospital in Corydon, […]

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Brookfield man injured in 3-vehicle crash at Highway 36 on-ramp

The Highway Patrol reports a Brookfield man sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident in Marceline on Tuesday morning, November 9. An ambulance transported the driver of the car 24-year-old Keegan Sheppard to Pershing Memorial Hospital. No injuries were reported for the drivers of a pickup truck, 63-year-old C. G. Mick of Brookfield, or a […]

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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Cameron woman injured after SUV hits deer on Highway 116

A Cameron resident was hurt Sunday morning when the sports utility vehicle she was driving hit a deer on Highway 116 east of Lathrop. Sixty-seven-year-old Terri Neely was taken by Caldwell County Ambulance to Liberty Hospital with serious injuries. The accident happened at approximately 8:30 Sunday morning four miles east of Lathrop as the SUV, […]