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.