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Big rig overturns on I-35 in DeKalb County

The driver of a tractor-trailer truck was injured Thursday night when the truck traveled off Interstate 35 and overturned in southern DeKalb County. The 53-year-old driver from Des Moines, Iowa, Ali Muxamedbooriye, received serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The southbound tractor-trailer traveled off the east shoulder and […]

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Big rig strikes pickup from behind injuring Chula woman

A Chula resident received serious injuries when the pickup truck she was driving was hit from behind by a tractor-trailer unit. Twenty-two-year-old Courtney Wescott was taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The truck driver, 41-year old Cliffon Brown of Forney, Texas was not reported hurt. The crash happened Saturday afternoon on Highway 36 four […]

Fatal Crash

9-year-old child and woman killed, 3-year-old sent to hospital in crash on Highway 36

A woman and child from Kansas City died, and another child from Kansas City was injured as the result of a sport utility vehicle striking the towed unit of a heavy-duty semi-trailer truck at Cameron early Tuesday morning. The DeKalb County coroner pronounced Lathrop and Spearman-Lathrop dead at the scene about an hour after the […]

Fatal Crash

Novinger couple killed after tractor-trailer truck slams into pickup

A Novinger couple was killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at Monroe City, in Marion County. The highway patrol reports the driver of a pickup, 77-year-old Janie Goodwin, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, 72-year-old Earl Goodwin, died less than an hour later at University Hospital in Columbia. The eastbound pickup attempted […]

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Two from Gallatin, one from Texas injured in crash on Interstate 35

Two Gallatin men and one man from Texas sustained injuries when a car struck the towed unit of a tractor-trailer truck two miles south of Cameron Wednesday morning. The Highway Patrol reports emergency medical services transported a passenger in the car, 24-year-old Wesley Calloway, and the driver, 24-year-old Eric Teel, both of Gallatin, as well […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to fuel leak

Chillicothe firefighters on Saturday afternoon dealt with a fuel leak from a semi-trailer truck that had jack-knifed east of Chillicothe. Firefighters were dispatched to Highway 36 east of Livingston County Road 255 where the truck had jack-knifed and a fuel tank was punctured leaking approximately 45 gallons of fuel onto the ground.  Lieutenant Tracy Bradley said […]

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Big rig lands on roof of pickup during crash east of Hamilton

The Highway Patrol reports a Trenton man sustained moderate injuries when a tractor-trailer truck landed on the roof of a pickup one mile east of Hamilton Wednesday morning. An ambulance transported the driver, 30-year-old Cody Reeder, to Liberty Hospital. The truck driver, 38-year-old Kevin Schuler of Shawnee, Kansas, was not reported as injured. Reeder traveled […]

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Two tractor-trailer trucks crash at the intersection of Highway 36 and Business 36 in Chillicothe

Two semi trucks were involved in an accident at the intersection of Highway 36 and Business 36 in south Chillicothe requiring the Chillicothe Fire Department to assist with lighting at the scene Wednesday night. According to Captain Les Hinnen, one semi was in the south ditch but upright and the other was on its right […]

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Green City woman injured in head-on crash with big rig

The Highway Patrol reports a Green City woman sustained moderate injuries when a car struck a semi-truck head-on five miles north of Green City Tuesday afternoon. A private vehicle transported 58-year-old Patricia Rouse to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. Rouse traveled south on Highway 129 when the car she drove reportedly crossed the […]