An Exeter man suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 3:57 p.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 76 at Ridgeley in Barry County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
Daniel J. Allen, 28, was flown by medical helicopter to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, the patrol said.
Allen was driving a westbound vehicle that ran off the road and overturned, the patrol said.
• A Neosho man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 175, one mile north of Neosho in Newton County, the state patrol said.
Travis W. Charlton, 31, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Charlton was driving a westbound vehicle that collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Miranda E. Mitchell, 42, of Neosho, as Charlton made a U-turn in front of Mitchell, the patrol said.
• A 21-year-old man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 9:48 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of North Summit Street in Girard, Kan., according to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department.
William R. Holt, of Farlington, Kan., was taken to the Girard Medical Center, the department said.
Holt was driving a southbound pickup truck that ran off the street, striking a guy wire and damaging utility poles, before crossing the road and striking a street sign, and then crossing the road again and striking a parked car, the department said.
• Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday on Missouri Highway 86, four miles south of Granby in Newton County, the Missouri patrol said.
Kelley M. Nabors, 42, of Pierce City, and Samarn S. Ladbasri, 64, of Neosho, sought medical treatment on their own, the patrol said.
Nabors was driving an eastbound vehicle that ran into the rear of a farm tractor driven by Ladbasri, the patrol said.
• A resident of Grain Valley suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 4:05 a.m. Tuesday on Route AA, six miles south of Schell City in Vernon County, the state patrol said.
Chad A. Masten, 42, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Masten was driving a northbound vehicle that skidded off the road, struck a utility pole and caught fire, the patrol said.
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Arvest Bank robbed in Monett
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Missouri man accused of exploiting teen in Georgia
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Former agency employee pleads guilty in tornado fraud case
A former employee of the Economic Security Corp. in Joplin pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding a disaster relief program that assisted victims of the 2011 tornado. Herlana L. Latham, 32, a former resident of Joplin now living in Memphis, Tenn., pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Springfield to conspiracy to commit mail fraud.
Authorities release photos of man who robbed bank
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Former president of Pineville PTO faces theft charge
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Mark Westhoff, a member of the Carthage School Board, was arrested early Sunday in Newton County on a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Westhoff, 56, of Carthage, also has been charged with failing to yield to an emergency vehicle displaying red lights and siren, and failing to drive on the right half of the roadway.
Three minors seriously injured in Friday night accident
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