On January 25, 2012 at approximately 3:30 p.m., Steve Dodson, age 18 and of Linn Creek, Missouri was operating a 2001 Chevrolet and traveling in the westbound direction of Route Y. Deborah Crose, age 51 and of Camdenton, Missouri was operating a 2011 Ford and traveling in the eastbound direction of Route Y.
At that said time and place, Dodson was traveling westbound on Route Y, a mile and a half west of Linn Creek, Missouri and Crose was traveling eastbound on that same road. Steve Dodson was traveling at a high rate of speed when he attempted to pass another vehicle in his lane. The vehicle Dodson was attempting to pass blocked his view for the oncoming drivers in the opposite direction when he crossed the center line and struck the oncoming vehicle, Deborah Crose, in a head-on collision.
Deborah Crose and Steve Dodson both reported to sustain moderate injuries from the head-on collision. Both Crose and Dodson were transported by EMS to the Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, Missouri. A report for the Missouri State Highway Patrol states that both participating individuals in the crash were wearing their seat belts.
Deborah Crose’s 2011 Ford received extensive damages and was towed by Bledsoe Conoco in Camdenton, Missouri. Steve Dodson’s 2001 Chevrolet received total damages from the collision and was towed by Starr Towing service in Linn Creek, Missouri.
This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of trooper, J.M. Conrad, of troop C.
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