Category Archives: Accidents

Two Hurt in Crash West of Memphis

Written on August 30, 2016 at 11:21 am, by

Two local men were injured in a one-vehicle accident just after midnight on August 26th in Scotland County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol David D. Couch, 20, of Baring was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt when the car went off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch. The crash occurred […]

Motorcycle Driver Hurt in Collision With Deer

Written on August 2, 2016 at 9:52 am, by

A Memphis man sustained serious injuries when his motorcycle struck a deer Wednesday evening in rural Scotland County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Samuel R. Gottman, 38, was eastbound on County Road 558, two miles northwest of Memphis, when a deer ran into the roadway into the path of the 1980 Honda motorcycle […]

Edina Woman Hurt in Crash Near Baring

Written on July 26, 2016 at 7:29 pm, by

An Edina woman was injured in a one-vehicle crash near Baring early on Monday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jessica L. Leckenby, 37, suffered moderate injuries in the crash that occurred at 6:35 a.m. on July 25th. Leckenby was southbound on Highway 15, two miles south of Baring when the 2003 Chevrolet […]

La Plata Girl Hurt in Scotland County Crash

Written on July 12, 2016 at 10:49 pm, by

A La Plata teenager suffered minor injuries in a one vehicle accident in Scotland County at 12:45 a.m. on Sunday, July 10th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Emily R. Hilpert, 16, was eastbound in a 1998 Plymouth Neon on Route AA, two miles east of Memphis when she swerved to miss an animal […]

Wyaconda Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Written on June 13, 2016 at 3:52 pm, by

A Wyaconda man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Clark County on Saturday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Randy E. Yates died when the motorcycle he was driving crested a hill and ran into the rear of a tractor. The accident occurred at 12:45 p.m. on Route A, four miles north […]

Baring Truck Driver Unhurt in Accident

Written on May 31, 2016 at 9:07 pm, by

A Wayland man escaped a crash with a semi with just minor injuries on May 26th at 4:10 p.m. in Clark County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Gary E. Whitaker, 77, was southbound on MO 81 in a 2008 Chevrolet Aveo and attempted to turn on to Highway 136. Whitaker’s vehicle was struck […]

Recent Grad Killed in Head-on Crash Near Memphis

Written on May 25, 2016 at 3:56 pm, by

Less than two weeks after crossing the podium to accept his high school diploma, a Scotland County graduate was tragically taken from the community in a head-on collision north of Memphis on Tuesday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Chester E. Robinson, 18, of Memphis was pronounced deceased at the scene of a […]

Mother, Infant Son Hurt in Crash Near Memphis

Written on April 26, 2016 at 2:34 pm, by

A mother and her infant son sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Scotland County on Thursday afternoon, April 21st. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Caitlynn K. Walter, 18, of Madison was southbound on Highway 15 in a 1998 Mercury van when she ran into the rear of a trailer being towed […]

Ice Fishing Accident Claims Life of Local Woman

Written on February 25, 2016 at 11:36 am, by

An ice fishing outing for a Scotland County couple turned tragic on February 17th when the husband and wife fell through the ice. According to the Missouri State Water Patrol, Judith E. Boyer, 75, died following the accident, which occurred at 3:20 p.m. on the family farm, near Route A, two miles south of Arbela. […]

Luray Woman Hurt in Crash Near Downing

Written on February 23, 2016 at 4:29 pm, by

A Luray woman sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident on icy roads in Scotland County at 7:15 a.m. on February 16th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Erin K. March, 41, was eastbound on Highway 136, three miles east of Downing, when she lost control of her 2007 GMC Envoy on the ice […]