US Highway 36 Crash Kills One and Seriously Injures David and Samantha Workman of Naperville Illinois.

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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.

David Workman and a passenger, Samantha H. Workman, 18, also of Naperville, both sustained serious injuries in the crash. They were rushed to Hannibal Regional Hospital by the Marion County Ambulance Service.

Troopers say Garner’s Corvette was engulfed in flames when emergency personnel arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Marion County Coroner Darrel McCoy at approximately 3:52 p.m.

The fatality accident was investigated by Cpl Behrens, 302, of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Troop B. He was assisted by Tpr P. R. Henry, 1372, Tpr. Conrad, 237, Tpr Brubaugh, 1367, Cpl Bryan, 384, the MCIU Team 2, the Marion COunty Sheriff’s Department, the Monroe City Fire Department and the Palmyra Fire Department.

David and Samantha Workman may have a claim against Gary Garner’s insurance company, which is unknown at this time. It is common in most cases that victims can recover money for all of their medical bills, lost wages, damages and for the past, current and future pain and suffering, they have or will experience.

An experienced, serious injury attorney will advise the families and manage their claims against the big insurance companies. The attorney will protect their interests, so David and Samantha Workman of Naperville Illinois, can focus on their recovery. An experienced attorney with a proven track record, will also organize all of the evidence, track and organize all of the medical records and billing, and negotiate with the insurance companies on behalf of David and Samantha Workman and their family.

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