The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 59-year-old woman apparently jumped in front of a moving sport utility vehicle at 11:35 p.m. Thursday on Missouri Highway 37 in Barry County.
Peggy A. Fahring, of Purdy, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident three miles south of Purdy, the state patrol said.
The patrol said Bruce A. Lachance, of Aurora, was driving the southbound vehicle that struck Fahring.
• A Diamond man suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 11:55 p.m. Thursday at County Road 90 and Newton Road in Jasper County, the state patrol said.
Houston W. Lietzke, 21, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Lietzke was a passenger in a southbound vehicle driven by William O. Garcia, 19, of Grove, Okla., that struck an embankment and a fence at a T-intersection, the patrol said.
• A Joplin man was injured in a motorcycle accident at 2:15 a.m. Friday on Fir Road, five miles east of Carthage in Jasper County, the state patrol said.
Arthur D. Baugh, 23, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Baugh was riding an eastbound motorcycle that struck a deer and overturned, the patrol said.
• A Mount Vernon man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 3:55 p.m. Friday on Route F, three miles west of Stotts City in Lawrence County, the state patrol said.
John R. Gibas, 49, was taken to Mercy Hospital in Joplin, the patrol said.
Gibas was driving a southbound car that ran off the road on a curve and struck an embankment and overturned, the patrol said.
• A Wheaton man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 2:45 p.m. Friday on Missouri Highway 76, a mile east of Lanagan in McDonald County, the state patrol said.
Felipe Hernandez, 30, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin.
Hernandez was driving an eastbound vehicle that ran off the road, overturned and struck a fence, the patrol said.
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Joplin court log for July 29, 2014.
Three injured in car accident east of Noel
Three people were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 11:50 p.m. Sunday on Route H, two miles east of Noel in McDonald County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Joplin man tells police of being assaulted, robbed
A 34-year-old man reported being assaulted and robbed Saturday by two men he met at a Joplin bar.
Seneca man draws concurrent term in sexual abuse case
A 39-year-old man who sexually abused a girl over a four-year period in both Joplin and Seneca received a 15-year sentence Monday in Newton County that will run concurrently with a term he received earlier this year in Jasper County.
Defendant who pulled knife on ER doctor sent for treatment
A man accused of pulling a knife on a Freeman Hospital West emergency room doctor pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Monday and was sentenced to the state prison system’s Institutional Treatment Center.
Joplin Court Log
The Joplin court log for July 28, 2014
Three people killed in traffic accidents on roads in area
Two people died of injuries they suffered in a two-car crash at 1:32 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 49, a mile north of Sheldon in Vernon County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Burglar gets eight years for pharmacy break-in
A Webb City man pleaded guilty Friday to committing a burglary at Stone’s Corner Pharmacy a year ago and other charges, and was sentenced to eight years in prison.
1717 Marketplace developer facing more federal charges
The Springfield developer of 1717 Marketplace on Range Line Road in Joplin is now facing additional bankruptcy fraud charges beyond those leveled against him last year for a series of bank fraud and wire fraud schemes.
Joplin couple indicted on child pornography charges
A federal grand jury today indicted a Joplin couple for alleged sexual exploitation of a second child in addition to a girl who was the subject of a previous indictment of the husband for producing and distributing child pornography.
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