Articles Posted in Motor Vehicle Crash

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Jackson County, Missouri-

The head-on crash occurred last night at approximately 9:00 p.m., just south of Oak Grove, Missouri.

Carla Purkey, 51, and her 18 year old daughter, Savannah, were southbound on Route F in a 2012 Chrysler.

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Neosho Missouri-

Granby Missouri resident Keith Hopper, 49, was horseback riding this past Sunday, January 27th at approximately 6:30 p.m.

He was riding in the roadway eastbound on MO Hwy 86, about 3 miles east of Neosho.

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Columbia, MO- January 24th, 2019

According to statistics, driver distraction, including cell phone use such as texting while driving, is a contributing factor in far too many crashes. In 2017, distracted driving was reported in crashes that killed 3,166 people on the nation’s highways. That represents roughly 9% of all fatalities on our roadways. Many experts believe the number is actually higher because many may never get reported.

It is believed that cellular phone use, including both texting and calling while driving, is one of the most common distractions for drivers. Many states and cities have passed laws against driving while using cellular phones. It is a certainty that more will do so.

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A 60-year-old woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 79 at the Cuivre River Bridge on Tuesday, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.

Zola A. Rodey, 60, of Winfield, was killed when another car crossed the center lane of traffic and struck her car head-on.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol’s crash report, a Dodge Ram was northbound on Highway 79 at about noon when it moved into the path of southbound cars, striking the Jeep Cherokee that Rodey was driving. The Dodge Ram then collided with a Ford Explorer, which sustained minor damage.

Pettis County Missouri-

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident occurred on Monday January 7th at approximately 6:45 a.m.

The report #190011603 states that three people were injured in the accident on US 65 at Radio Hill Rd.

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Rolla-

Four people lost their lives and four others sustained significant injuries on Sunday, as a result of a two-vehicle crash that occurred on State Route O, four miles south of Rolla, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

Killed in the crash were Logan K. Barton, 27, of Salem Missouri, Zachary J. Barton, 26, of Salem, Alonzo C. Moore, 22, of Rolla Missouri, and Andrew T. Theiss, 25, also of Rolla.

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Columbia Missouri-

Two Auxvasse residents died in a six-vehicle crash Wednesday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol has confirmed.

Cindy Spradlin, 63, and her passenger Vicky Moore, 60, were among the four who died in the pileup on Interstate 70 east of Columbia near State Road Z. Otto Kramer III — a 63-year-old from Pickerington, Ohio — and Jennifer L. Temple, 44 of Columbia, were the other two victims.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a man and a woman died after a two-car crash Sunday night in Randolph County.

According to the report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as a an eastbound vehicle, driven by 31-year-old Kayla Cox, of Salisbury, reportedly crossed the center line of the roadway and struck a westbound vehicle, driven by 67-year-old David Dunn, of Huntsville.

Cox and a passenger in her vehicle- 47-year-old John Birmingham, of Bucklin- were pronounced deceased at the scene by Randolph County Coroner Don Barrett at 8:40 p.m. Dunn reportedly was transported by Randolph County ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment of moderate injuries. None of the occupants of the vehicles reportedly was wearing a seat belt.

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The call came in shortly after 9:00 p.m. on Sunday evening October 28th, 2018.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a northbound, 1999 Ford Ranger truck crossed the center line on Missouri Highway 17, just south of Route BB in Cole County. The truck  driver was Shane W. Robinett, 44, of Henley Missouri.

According to the report Robinett crossed the centerline and crashed head-on into a southbound, 2016 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Jefferson City’s Stacey L. Bailey, 47.

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Two Brumley men suffer injuries late Tuesday night as the result of a serious motor vehicle crash on Highway 42.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the crash occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m. in Miller County on Highway 42, about a mile east of Bear Creek.

Zachary C. Crowder, 26, of Brumley Missouri was transported by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital with serious injuries.