If you are from northern Boone County, chances are you know someone from the Bowne family. We are sad to learn that this morning’s car crash on Highway 63 claimed the life of Ron Bowne, 62, of Clark, Missouri. The two vehicle crash occurred at approximately 6:30 a.m. and involved a box truck that was merging onto Highway 63 South, according to reports.

Ronald Bowne, 62, of Clark Missouri was pronounced dead by Boone County Ambulance EMT, Stephanie Kelly, at approximately 6:50 a.m.


It is apparent that Sherrie B. Pyatt of Belle Missouri was loved by many. If you are in doubt, check out the Facebook page of “Office of the Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman“.                 Comments of love, prayers and fond memories fill the post breaking the sad news of her death.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the incident that led to the death of Sherrie Pyatt, 77, of Belle Missouri, took place Tuesday night September 13th 2016 at approximately 7:45 p.m. The report states that Ms. Pyatt was southbound on Missouri Route EE, near 5th street, in her motorized wheelchair, when she was struck from behind by a southbound, 2014 Chevrolet Impala driven by Charles R. Creason, 79, also from Belle Missouri.

Tractor on the Highway
Dewitt Iowa-

As harvest time approaches, more and more farm tractors will be utilizing roadways to access their farms and crops. Tragedy struck a farming community yesterday afternoon, September 8th, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. CST.

According to multiple reports, a farmer, Steven Welsh, 68, of DeWitt Iowa was operating his John Deere farm tractor while travelling northbound on U.S. Highway 61, near Welton Iowa.

Columbia Missouri-

UPDATE 8/29/16

Columbia police have identified the wrong way driver involved with Sunday night’s multi-vehicle accident on Highway 63.

It is a tough week in Harrisonville Missouri which is just south of Kansas City. Yesterday afternoon, August 23rd 2016, as Harrisonville High School dismissed at approximately 3:00 p.m., a student of the high school lost control of his vehicle and struck another student, who was walking home from school.

A 14-year-old freshman at Harrisonville High School died on Tuesday afternoon when he was struck by the driver of an SUV on a sidewalk in the 1100 block of east Elm.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 3 p.m. on Elm Street. A student of Harrisonville High School was the driver of a 1980 Chevrolet Blazer that traveled off of the left side of the roadway, went into a ditch, crossed back over the roadway and hit another student who was walking on the sidewalk. The 17-year-old driver then crashed into a house.

NEW HAVEN, MO. – According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Graden Lovelace, 20, of New Haven, MO, was involved in a crash with Joshua Blankenship, 27, of Sedalia Missouri on Saturday morning August 13th 2016.

The crash report states that Blankenship crossed the center line driving a 2000 Mistsubishi Eclipse on U.S . Highway 50, crashing head-on into Graden Lovelace and his 1992 Chevrolet Silverado pick up truck. The report says the two vehicles caught fire after the collision. Graden Lovelace was pronounced deceased on the scene by Moniteau County Coroner Lloyd Fulks at 1:02 a.m. The report also states that Blankenship suffered serious injuries and was in critical condition when he was transported by Mid Mo Ambulance and then the Staff For Life helicopter, to the University of Missouri Hospital.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol report stated that Lovelace was wearing his seat belt, but Blankenship was not.

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Climax Springs, Missouri- A report from Missouri Highway Patrol’s, Troop A, states that two trucks and one car, crashed on Highway 7 in Benton County, north of Route AA.

The head-on crash occurred on Sunday, June 26th at approximately 4:30 p.m.

The report states that George Duff, 54, of Sunrise Beach, was the driver of a 1990 Dodge Dakota truck that crossed the center line, traveling northbound, and struck a southbound 2013 Chevrolet Sonic head-on. A third automobile, a 1996 Chevrolet pick up truck, driven by Rachel Ferguson, 42, of Versailles, rear-ended Duff’s pickup.

Near Belle and Bland Missouri-

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report #160393203, four people were injured in a terrible car crash that happened in Osage County yesterday afternoon.

The crash happened at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, June 19th, on Missouri Highway 28, about one mile east of Missouri Route NN.

fatal crash
Marion County, Missouri- 

A head-on collision occurred on U.S. Highway 36, 5 miles east of Monroe City, on Sunday June 12th at about 3:00 p.m.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a 1987 Corvette being driven Gary C. Garner of Monroe City, was eastbound when Garner lost control and entered into oncoming, westbound traffic. Garner’s Corvette collided head-on into a 2013 Toyota Prius, driven by David P. Workman, 54, of Naperville, Illinois.

121412 pedestrian
Austin J. Deluca, 21, of St. James Missouri was walking along Route B, 5 miles north of St. James, Missouri.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Deluca was then struck by a southbound 2005 Lincoln Towne Car driven by Douglas S. King, 88, of St. James Missouri.

Austin Deluca suffered serious injuries as a result of this pedestrian accident and was flown by Mercy Helicopter to the University Hospital in Columbia.