Head-On Crash in Nodaway County Causes Serious Injuries

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One driver crossed the center of the road and crashed head on into another vehicle, causing serious injuries to the other driver.

On August 13, 2012, at approximately 4:55 p.m., Kyle Hunt, age 30 of Burlington Junction, Missouri, was operating a 2007 GMC Pickup traveling north on Dynasty Road. Gary Kountz, age 23 of Burlington Junction, was operating a 2002 Ford Escape and was traveling south on Dynasty Road.

On Dynasty Road, 3 miles north of Burlington Junction Dynasty Road, Hunt crossed the center line and crashed into Kountz head on. Hunt’s GMC came to rest on the east side of the road facing west. Kountz’s Escape came to rest on the west side of the road facing northwest.

Kountz received serious injuries and was removed from the scene of the crash by LifeNet to Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Missouri. No injuries to Hunt were reported.

Hunt’s GMC received total damage and was released to the owner. Kountz’s Ford also received total damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Walker’s Body Shop in Maryville, Missouri.

This crash was investigated by Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper Robert P. Dudeck from Troop H. The crash was assisted by Burlington Junction Fire and Rescue, Nodaway County Sheriff Department, and Nodaway County Ambulance and LifeNet.


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