Category Archives: Accidents

Former Rutledge Resident Killed in Crash Near Kirksville

Written on November 3, 2017 at 8:42 am, by

A two-car crash on the Highway 63 bypass in Kirksville claimed the lives of three Schuyler County residents on Monday, October 23rd. According to the Kirksville Police Department, Gwendolyn Laudwig, 76, of Greentop, was northbound on Highway 63 in a Ford Escape when her vehicle crossed the center line and struck head on, a southbound […]

Memphis Woman Hurt in Crash on Route A

Written on October 27, 2017 at 12:40 pm, by

A Memphis woman  suffered moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident in Schuyler County at 4 p.m. on Monday, October 16th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kary E. Curry, 42, was northbound on Route A, 10 miles east of Queen City, when the 2003 Ford F150 truck she was driving travelled off the right […]

Deer Hunter Electrocuted, Seriously Hurt in Fall

Written on October 12, 2017 at 10:17 am, by

A Fulton man was seriously injured Thursday afternoon when he was electrocuted while working on a deer stand in rural Scotland County. According to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Case Simerl, 26, was installing tin on the roof of an elevated deer blind when the sheet of metal contacted an overhead power line, electrocuting Simerl […]

Rutledge Woman Hurt in Crash on Route A

Written on October 3, 2017 at 5:18 pm, by

A Rutledge woman sustained moderate injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Scotland County at 7:20 a.m. on Friday, September 29th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Neta L. Phillips, 70, was hurt when the 1999 Chevrolet Lumina she was driving eastbound on Route A, rear ended a 2014 Ford E350. Both vehicles came to […]

Trash Truck Driver Hurt in Accident

Written on September 19, 2017 at 6:13 pm, by

A trash truck operator was injured in a one vehicle accident on private property in Scotland County at 2:20 p.m. on September 13th. The accident occurred off of Highway 15, four miles south of Memphis. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Robert L. Hall, 40, was hurt when the 2010 Mac Trash Truck he […]

Iowa Man Seriously Hurt in Crash Trying to Evade Law Enforcement

Written on September 5, 2017 at 7:22 pm, by

An Iowa man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident in Schuyler County on Wednesday, August 30th while trying to flee from authorities. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kevin L. Anders, 41, of Moulton, IA was flown by Air Evac helicopter from the scene of the crash Missouri 202 Highway and Route Z. […]

Truck Driver Hurt When Semi Overturns on Highway 136

Written on August 22, 2017 at 3:55 pm, by

A Harris, MO truck driver suffered minor injuries after his semi overturned in Scotland County early on the morning of August 11th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, William J. Miller, 37, was eastbound on Highway 136 in a 2005 Volvo Tractor Trailer when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway, […]

Memphis Man Hurt in Crash on County Road 214

Written on August 1, 2017 at 8:04 pm, by

A Memphis man suffered moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident in rural Scotland County just after midnight on Monday, July 24th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Sharon M. Good, 17, of Memphis, was southbound on County Road 214, four miles north of Rutledge when she lost control of the 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix […]

Local Boy Hurt in ATV Accident

Written on August 1, 2017 at 8:01 pm, by

A Memphis youth suffered minor injuries in an all-terrain vehicle mishap on Sunday afternoon in rural Scotland County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ayden L. Hines, 12, was driving a 1980 Honda three-wheeler on County Road 555, half a mile north of Memphis. As the vehicle approached an intersection, Hines attempted to help […]

Three Memphis Residents Hurt When Van Hits Backhoe

Written on August 1, 2017 at 8:01 pm, by

Three Memphis residents were injured when a backhoe pulled into the path of their minivan on Highway 136 in Clark County two miles west of Luray  at 8:35 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, David A. Herman, 61, of Holland, IA was westbound on Highway 136 in a 2011 […]