Category Archives: Accidents

Three-Car Crash Near Gorin Injures Four Family Members

Written on April 24, 2018 at 12:09 pm, by

A three-vehicle chain reaction crash north of Gorin on Sunday, April 22nd left four members of a Gorin family with minor injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident occurred at 11:53 a.m. on Route A, five miles north of Gorin. The accident report indicated a pair of vehicles were stopped in the […]

Memphis Woman Hurt in Crash Near Greentop

Written on April 10, 2018 at 4:32 pm, by

A Memphis woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Adair County at 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, KatRina A. Burgess, 34, of Memphis, was northbound on Highway 63 in a 2007 Chevrolet Equinox, when her vehicle was stopped in traffic, approximately two miles south of Greentop. […]

Snow-Covered Roads Blamed for Crash on Luray Bottom Bridge

Written on April 3, 2018 at 6:59 pm, by

Two Wyaconda motorists were hurt when the vehicle they were in crashed into the bridge railing on Highway 136 one mile west of Luray at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 1st. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Courtney L. Gargus, 23, was eastbound in a 2005 Mazada 3 when she lost control of the […]

Gorin Man Injured in ATV Accident

Written on April 3, 2018 at 6:24 pm, by

A Gorin man suffered minor injuries in an all-terrain vehicle accident on private property in rural Scotland County on March 30th at 4:30 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, David P. Scott, 32, was southbound on private property on Jackson Street, north of Route U, when the 2012 Zhejiang ATV he was piloting […]

Quincy Man Hurt in Crash on Highway 15 Near Memphis

Written on February 20, 2018 at 1:32 pm, by

A Quincy man suffered moderate injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 15 north of Memphis at 10:25 a.m. on Saturday, February 17th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Beau Becraft, 29, of Quincy, IL, was southbound on Highway 15 just north of Memphis when the 2004 Buick LeSabre he was driving, ran off […]

Early Morning Crash Knocks Out Power Across Much of Memphis

Written on January 25, 2018 at 8:56 am, by

An early morning car crash in Memphis knocked out electricity for a portion of the town on Sunday, January 21st and resulted in an extended power outage for several city utility customers. According to the Memphis Police Department,  the crash was believed to have occurred at 1:58 a.m. The crash was not reported, however the […]

Keokuk Woman Hurt in Crash Near Granger

Written on January 9, 2018 at 2:55 pm, by

A Keokuk, IA woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Scotland County on Monday, January 8th at 10:00 a.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Nadeen L. Finch, 66, was eastbound on Highway 136, one mile east of Granger, in a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 when she fell asleep and drove off the left […]

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 […]