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Howard County, Missouri-

The tragic news came in shortly after 3:30pm on Tuesday, September 18th 2018.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, there was a terrible accident on Highway 87 in Howard County. At approximately 3:30 p.m., a 2004 Dodge Neon driven by Hannah Nicole Norris, 18, of Glasgow Missouri, was travelling southbound on Highway 87, about a mile north of the Route K intersection. Passengers in the Dodge Neon included Autumn Norris, 15, also of Glasgow Missouri and Shane Ashpaugh, 17, of Boonville Missouri.

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Montgomery County, Missouri-

The fiery crash ocurred just before 7:00 p.m., on August 15th 2018, in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70, at the 181 Mile Marker.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol report #180501549 states that a 2013 International semi-truck and trailer, vehicle 1, driven by Justin S. Edwards, 37, of Imperial Missouri, caused the 5-vehicle pile up when it failed to stop and crashed into a 2013 Acura RDX, vehicle 2,  driven by Joan A. Beck, 67, of O’Fallon Missouri.

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Malden Missouri in Dunklin County-

A terrible incident involving a Portageville man occurred just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday evening August 14th, 2018.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s, Troop E’s report #180499813,  Joshua Palmer, 41, of Portageville Missouri was walking along a stretch of Route H, approximately 11 miles west of Malden Missouri.

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Pettis County, Missouri-

The Missouri State Highway Patrol released a report this past Saturday, regarding an investigation into a crash that occurred at approximately 11:15 a.m. on Monday, August 6th, 2018 in Pettis County. The terrible crash claimed the life of Green Ridge resident, Gerald Grable.

The MSHP’s report #180480908 states that Eric W. Brown, 51, of Jefferson City, was westbound on Route J, driving a 2016 Kenworth Semi Truck and Trailer and attempting to cross US Highway 65. According to the report, Gerald W. Grable, 68, of Green Ridge Missouri, was traveling northbound on US Highway 65 in his 2016 Chevrolet Sonic and was unable to stop. Grable crashed into the trailer being pulled by Brown’s semi-truck.

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Boone County Missouri-

The report came in shortly after noon on Saturday, August 4th, 2018 in Boone County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s report # 180476407, a head-on collision occurred at approximately 12:10 p.m. on Route O, just south of UU.

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Updated Monday July 23rd 2018 at 7:25 a.m. 

The investigation is ongoing at Table Rock Lake to determine every fact that led up to and caused, the sinking of the Ride The Ducks boat, that killed 16 passengers plus one crew member.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Troop D’s report #180441690, the following are updated details of the event and the passengers on board;

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Miller County, MO-

A West Virginia man died in a terrible 4 vehicle crash Monday afternoon, according to a crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The report states that Franklin Alford, 76, of Harrison, West Virginia was driving a pickup truck when it was forced from Highway 17, when a semi-tractor and trailer hauling logs, crashed into a dump truck. Alford’s 2000 Dodge Ram pickup truck was hit by logs, causing him to crash into a fence and tree. Alford died at the scene, according to the Highway Patrol’s report.

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Lafayette County, Missouri-

Two Odessa residents sustained serious injuries in a traffic crash in Lafayette County on Sunday, June 24th at approximately 1:46 p.m.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report #180382238, the crash occurred as a southbound 2012 Dodge, driven Donna S. Halcomb, 52, of Oak Grove, reportedly failed to yield to a westbound 2016 Harley Davidson, driven by William C. Finkemeier, 30, of Odessa, which resulted in the motorcycle striking the Dodge in the driver’s side.

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St. James, Missouri-

The collision occured on Sunday, June 10th 2017, just after 3:30 p.m. in Phelps county.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report #180350381, Michael R. Ripplemeyer, 49, of St. James Missouri was westbound on Highway KK about 4.5 miles east of St. James, Missouri, driving a 2013 Kubota 9960D farm tractor. The report also stated that Tracey Earls, 29, of Cuba was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Impala when she crossed the center line and struck the tractor Ripplemeyer was driving.

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Prayers continue to go out for Halle M. Folsom, 5, daughter of Seth Folsom, 28, both of Versailles.

Father and daughter were  involved in a two car accident this past Friday morning.

The accident happened about 6:30am when a 2017 Ford Fusion driven by Bonnie Williams, 47, of Versailles was making a right turn onto Blackberry Patch Road from Quail Run Road and struck the Folsom vehicle head-on.