An 86-year-old Neosho man died of injuries he suffered Tuesday morning when he was struck by a car while crossing a street, the Neosho Police Department said.
Robert Wagner was struck at 7:27 a.m. as he was walking across Carl Sweeney Parkway near Kentland Drive. The driver of the car, Christopher Truese, 20, told police that the sun was in his eyes as he rounded a corner and that he never saw Wagner.
Wagner was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, where he died, police said.
• A Neosho woman was injured in a scooter accident at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday on Old Scenic Drive, eight miles north of Neosho, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
Cheri L. Brazelton, 59, was taken to Freeman Neosho Hospital, the patrol said.
Brazelton was riding a northbound scooter that struck a dog, ran off the road and struck some trees, the patrol said.
• A Carthage woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 10:15 a.m. Monday on Missouri Highway 96, a mile east of Miller in Lawrence County, the state patrol said.
Cleta M. McNary, 53, was taken to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, the patrol said.
McNary was riding a westbound motorcycle that ran into the rear of a van driven by Joshua A. Morris, 33, of Fordland, the patrol said.
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