Category Archives: Accidents

Downing Boy Hurt in Crash

Written on November 20, 2018 at 12:55 pm, by

A Downing boy was injured in a one-vehicle crash in Schuyler County at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, November 17th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Cash L. Cunningham, age eight, suffered minor injuries when the vehicle he was  a passenger in, ran off the road and overturned. Caleb L. Cunningham, 33, of Downing was eastbound […]

Baring Man Hurt in Crash With Deer

Written on November 13, 2018 at 5:52 pm, by

A Baring man was injured in a one-vehicle crash in Adair County on November 7th at 1:30 a.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Donnie A. Swartz, 46, suffered minor injuries when the 2009 Mercury Mariner he was driving struck a deer in the roadway. The accident occurred on Highway 11, eight miles east […]

Memphis Man Hurt in Crash on Slick Road

Written on November 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm, by

Slick road conditions Monday afternoon were blamed for a two vehicle accident that left four northeast Missouri residents injured, including a Memphis man. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Michael L. Steeples, 58, of Memphis was southbound on Highway 63 1.3 miles north of Kirksville when the 2004 Ford Ranger he was driving slid […]

LaBelle Man Killed in Crash on Highway 15

Written on October 30, 2018 at 5:48 pm, by

A three-vehicle accident in Scotland County at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 26th claimed the life of a LaBelle man and seriously injured another motorist. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on Highway 15, three miles south of Memphis. Law enforcement indicated the accident occurred as a northbound 2000 Chevrolet Monte […]

Service Dog Helping Local Man Cope With Decade-Old Accident

Written on September 25, 2018 at 1:42 pm, by

Seventeen years ago a car crash nearly claimed the life of a 16-year-old Memphis boy. Doctors didn’t expect Brock Meeks to survive the massive head injuries he sustained when he was thrown from his vehicle that overturned several times. Not only did he survive, but 52 days after the incident, Meeks returned home to resume […]

Memphis Man Hurt in Crash With Tractor

Written on September 4, 2018 at 2:15 pm, by

A Memphis man sustained minor injuries in a crash with a farm tractor on Sunday afternoon at 1:15 p.m. in Scotland County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Mark Mattingly, 66, of Memphis, was westbound on Highway 136 five miles east of Memphis in a 2004 Chevrolet pickup. Mattingly attempted to pass a westbound […]

Local Woman Helps Save Kayaker, Dog in Boating Accident on Des Moines River

Written on September 4, 2018 at 2:13 pm, by

A Memphis woman was in the right place at the right time last week to aid a kayaker and her canine companion and avert a disaster. Tammy Wheeler was helping a friend unload a boat at the boat dock near the Hotel Manning in Keosauqua, IA when they first spotted the kayak approaching the Main […]

Downing Woman Hurt in Crash Near Adair

Written on August 21, 2018 at 4:43 pm, by

A Downing woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident in Adair County at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 16th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Peggy S. Goodin, 60, sustained moderate injuries in the accident. Goodin was southbound on Route J, four miles northwest of Adair, in a 1998 Chevrolet Metro when she swerved […]

Texas Driver Air Evac-ed From Crash Scene

Written on July 24, 2018 at 12:52 pm, by

A Texas motorist was flown from the scene of a three-vehicle accident in rural Scotland County on Thursday, July 19th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Bradley P. Edmonds, 57, of Corpus Christi, TX, was flown by Air Evac helicopter from the scene of the crash on Highway 15, three miles north of Memphis. […]

Lancaster Man Killed in Crash in Macon County

Written on July 16, 2018 at 11:11 am, by

A Lancaster man was killed and his wife seriously injured in a one vehicle crash July 5th at 10:43 a.m. in Macon County. According to the Missouri state Highway Patrol, Danny L. Welte, 73, died when he was ejected from the vehicle he was a passenger in, during a crash that occurred on Highway 63, […]