On August 27, 2011 at approximately 8:50 p.m., 43 year old Clayton Martin from Sikeston, Missouri was operating a 1985 Chevrolet Cavalier, traveling in the eastbound direction of MO Route Y, one mile west of Sikeston. 27 year old Stacy Rodgers of Sikeston, Missouri operated a 2005 Ford Explorer traveling in the westbound direction.
At that time, Clayton Martin was traveling east and crossed the center lane and then struck Stacy Rodgers head-on. Martin then was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Scott County Coroner, Scott Amick.
Stacy suffered moderate injuries from the crash and was transported by ambulance to Delta Regional Medical Center in Sikeston, then was transferred to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Clayton Martin was transported from the crash to Blanchard’s Funeral Home in Sikeston, Missouri.
Missouri State Highway Patrol indicated that Stacy was wearing her seatbelt while Clayton was found not wearing a safety device during the crash accident.
Both the 1985 Chevrolet Cavalier and the 2005 Ford Explorer had received total damage from the crash. Stacy’s car was towed by Todd’s Towing of Minor, and Clayton’s vehicle was towed by the Satterfield’s Towing of Sikeston.
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