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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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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.

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The victim of Tuesday’s Osage County five-car crash has been identified.

David Harper, 55, of Dixon Missouri was one of six people involved in a crash on U.S. Route 63 at Route JJ. The incident happened at approximately 1:30 p.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s crash report #180193574.

Five cars were traveling southbound when three of the vehicles were stopped behind a 2001 Jeep Cherokee. The driver of the Jeep was making a left turn when one car struck another, creating a domino effect as two others crashed into the one before it. According to the traffic crash report, the crash happened when a 2013 Dodge Dart driven by Tina M. Fountain, 47, of Ballwin MO, a 2008 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Rebecca A. Weyrauch, 32, of Ava MO  and a 1999 Buick Lasabre driven by Harper of Dixon, were all stopped behind a 2001 Jeep Cherokee, driven by Tori D. Allen, 26, of Freeburg MO, as it was making a left turn.

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Springfield, Missouri-  
The initial accident was fairly minor. What came next was nothing short of tragic.
On February 20th, 2018, at approximately 7:15 p.m., an initial crash happened at the intersction of Missouri Highway 13 and Route 0, about 4 miles north of Springfield Missouri in Greene County.

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Phelps County Missouri-

The accident occured on Interstate 44 at approximately 3:20 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a 2011 International Tractor Trailer driven by Mustafa Salaam, 32, of Columbus, OH., lost control on the snow covered interstate and struck a 1996 Chevrolet Corsica driven by Sheirlarae Hickernell of St. Robert, MO.

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Phelps County Missouri-

Multiple Accidents occurred all over ice and snow covered roads in southern Missouri on Sunday.

This particular accident occurred at approximately 2:20 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.