Missouri State Highway Patrol

Audio: Investigation by highway patrol indicates driver of pickup that killed Unionville woman was being pursued by law enforcement

Saturday night’s fatality crash in Putnam County remains under investigation and preliminary information indicates the driver of the pickup truck, a 14-year-old boy, was being pursued by law enforcement. Highway Patrol Public Information Officer in Macon, Justin Dunn, gave KTTN a prepared statement:     The crash occurred on 175th Street, one mile west of […]

Fatal Crash

20-year-old woman dies in head-on crash west of Unionville, 14-year-old driver hospitalized

One person was killed and another injured in the head-on collision of a pickup truck and a sports utility vehicle west of Unionville on Saturday night. The driver of the sports utility vehicle, 20-year old Holly Hydorn of Unionville, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was transported to the Playle-Jones Funeral Home in […]

Rollover Crash

Teenagers from Cainsville injured in rollover crash

Residents from Cainsville were injured as the result of a pickup truck overturning two miles south of Blythedale on March 19th at 12:05 am. The Highway Patrol reports the 17-year-old boy who was driving sustained serious injuries. The passenger, 18-year-old Leon Nobles, received minor injuries. They were taken to the Harrison County Community Hospital in […]

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Man from Indiana loses control of pickup on icy Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports an Indiana man sustained moderate injuries as the result of a pickup truck losing control on ice and hitting a car near Kirksville on Thursday evening, March 10th. An ambulance took the driver of the car, 52-year-old Thomas Teach of South Bend, Indiana, to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. […]

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Two injured in Thursday morning crash on Highway 116

Two people were injured as the result of a head-on vehicle collision two miles west of Polo on Thursday morning, March 10th. The Highway Patrol reports the driver of a sports utility vehicle, 47-year-old Brady Kerste of Polo, sustained serious injuries. The driver of a pickup truck, 45-year-old Donald Jeffers of Braymer, received moderate injuries. […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Linn County crash sends one to hospital via Life-Flight helicopter

A two-vehicle accident involving pickup trucks on Thursday afternoon in eastern Linn County injured one driver. The crash happened on Highway 11 two miles west of New Boston. Seventy-one-year-old Robert Long of Kirksville received moderate injuries and was flown by a medical helicopter (Life Flight) to University Hospital in Columbia. The driver of the other […]

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Two Carrollton teenagers injured in crash on rural county road

The Highway Patrol reports two Carrollton residents sustained serious injuries when a pickup truck struck a ditch in Carroll County Thursday night, February 17th. Passengers 18-year-old Triniti Gibson and 18-year-old Chrissy Wheeler were taken to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital. No injuries were reported for the driver, 21-year-old Chance Wadley of Sandia, Texas. The truck […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Out of state driver causes problems in traffic and for authorities

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox has released information on an incident that occurred last week in which a Texas driver was argumentative, uncooperative, and belligerent during a traffic stop. The sheriff’s office responded to a report of a “dually” (dual) pickup truck pulling a flatbed trailer with heavy equipment on Highway 36 near Wheeling traveling […]

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Weatherby man injured after crashing into tree; patrol accuses him of DWI

A Weatherby man was arrested after a one-vehicle accident five miles south of Pattonsburg Friday morning, January 28. Forty-four-year-old Jeremy Wells was taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. Wells drove a pickup truck east on Route E before allegedly failing to stop at the intersection with Highway 69. The […]

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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Pickup a total loss after fire Monday night in Chillicothe

A pickup truck is considered a total loss after a fire in Chillicothe Monday night, December 6. Chillicothe Fire Department Captain Derrick Allen reports firefighters arrived at the Casey’s on North Washington Street and found the passenger compartment and engine of the 1980s Dodge Ram fully engulfed in flames. The truck was parked away from […]