Young Man Fails to Yield on Highway 54


In Miller County, a young man fails to yield while traveling along on Highway 54 and crashes into another vehicle.

On November 24, 2012 at approximately 5:38 p.m., Dalton Farris, age 20 from Eldon, Missouri was operating a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado. Edward Oberkrom, age 67 from St. Louis, Missouri was operating a 1997 Ford F150.

At that said time and place, Dalton Farris was traveling in the southbound direction on Highway 54 while Edward Oberkrom was traveling in the eastbound direction at Route MM. The crash occurred as Dalton failed to yield and collided with Edward’s vehicle as it was traveling across Highway 54.

Edward Oberkrom received moderate injuries from the collision and was transported by ambulance to Capital Region Medical Center. Dalton Farris received serious injuries and was also transported by ambulance to Capital Region Medical Center. According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Edward Oberkrom was wearing a seat belt and Dalton Farris was not wearing a seat belt during the collision.

Dalton Farris’ 2007 Chevrolet Silverado and Edward Oberkrom’s 1997 Ford F150 received total damages and both were towed by Prater Towing.

This auto crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of troop F and the Miller County Sheriff’s Department.


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