Kirbyville Man Is Killed In Head-on Collision Memorial Day Weekend

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Grover Milam, 62 year old of Kirbyville, Missouri was killed on May 29th when a driver overcorrected and hit his car head on.

The accident occurred when the driver of the second car, Jodi Ebersol, 36 year old of Forsyth, Missouri ran off the side of the road on M76, two miles south of Forsyth. Ebersol then overcorrected, crossing the center line and striking Milam’s car head on.

Milam was knocked off the road when struck and was ejected from his vehicle. Ebersol was also ejected from her vehicle after she ran off the road and overturned striking a tree.

Grover Milam was pronounced dead that the scene. Jodi Ebersol was airlifted to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield with serious injuries. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Milam was wearing a safety device but Ebersol was not.

As required by state law, the surviving driver was tested for alcohol.

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