Semi-Truck Crash Leads to Injuries and One Fatality in Schuyler County

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When a pick-up truck driver failed to yield before pulling out of an intersection, he crashed into a semi-truck, suffered serious injuries and his passenger was killed as a result of this crash.

On January 2, 2012 at approximately 9:30 A.M., 57-year-old William Davis from Macon, Missouri was traveling northbound on US-63 in Queen City, Missouri and operating a 2010 International Semi-Truck. At said time, Terry Anders, age 38 from Greentop, Missouri was heading eastbound on Highway W in Queen City, Missouri in a 1980 GMC. Anders had one passenger – Joann Vice, age 37, from Greentop, Missouri.

The crash occurred when Anders failed to stop at the intersection of US 63 and Highway W and crashed into the side of Davis’s Semi-Truck. Davis was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Neither Anders nor Vice were wearing their seatbelts at this time.

Davis did not suffer any injuries as a result of this crash. Anders suffered moderate injuries and was taken to the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri by private transportation. Vice was killed as a result of this crash and pronounced dead at the scene. The next-of-kin was notified and she was transported by the Schuyler County Ambulance to the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Davis’s Semi-Truck received extensive damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Still Towing of Macon, Missouri. Anders’s truck received total damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Lakeside Towing of Memphis, Missouri.

This investigation was led Trooper Cary F. Porter of Troop B in Schuyler County, the Major Crash Investigation Unit, the Schuyler County Ambulance, Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office, Queen City Fire Department, and the Greentop Fire Department. This was Troop B’s first fatality for 2012.



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