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One injured in Tuesday construction zone crash

One person was injured Tuesday night in a two-vehicle accident at a hill crest five miles to the east of Purdin. The highway patrol reports 37-year-old Ronald Wheeler of Independence went to Pershing Memorial Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Wheeler was a passenger in a car driven by 22-year-old Preston Kleoppel of Independence. Also […]

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Five-vehicle crash east of Green Castle sends 5 to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports five Kirksville residents sustained moderate injuries in a five-vehicle accident three miles east of Green Castle Tuesday morning. Occupants of two of the vehicles were transported by ambulance to the Northwest Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. They were 38-year-old Serge Sinele, 29-year-old Jiga Lelo, 22-year-old Tlantini Lufuma, 22-year-old Josiane Mahuya, and […]

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Osborn woman hurt in crash that demolishes car

A resident of Osborn was injured Monday morning in a two-vehicle accident in Linn County one mile east of Laclede. Twenty-five-year-old Hannah Ford received moderate injuries and was taken by emergency medical services to the Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. The driver of a second vehicle, 62-year-old Gary Alexander of Linneus, wasn’t hurt. Both vehicles […]

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Two-vehicle crash west of Chillicothe injures three

Residents of Chillicothe, Winston, and Weatherby were taken to Hedrick Medical Center Wednesday afternoon following a two-vehicle accident about seven miles to the west of Chillicothe. The highway patrol listed injuries as moderate for 57-year-old David Mitchell of Chillicothe, 51-year-old Lisa Piburn of Winston, and 55-year-old Sharon Clemons of Weatherby. According to state troopers, Mitchell […]

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Crash on Highway 36 sends one individual to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports a Chula woman sustained minor injuries when the sports utility vehicle she drove struck the towed unit of a pickup truck and overturned two miles west of Stewartsville Wednesday morning. An ambulance transported 80-year-old Rita Jacobs to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph. The pickup driver, 78-year-old Ronald Nichols of Jamesport, […]

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Bethany teen hurt in crash on Highway 69

A Bethany resident was injured Monday morning in a rollover accident two miles north of Bethany. Nineteen-year-old Casey Thurman was transported by ambulance to the Harrison County Community Hospital with moderate injuries. Thurman was northbound when the sports utility vehicle traveled off the east side of Highway 69, the driver over-corrected causing the vehicle to […]