An Aurora woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday on Route ZZ, three miles west of Marionville in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Jessica S. Henry, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lawrence County coroner, the state patrol said.
Henry was driving an eastbound car that skidded off the road, struck an embankment and overturned, throwing her out of the vehicle, the patrol said.
• A 25-year-old man was injured in a motorcycle accident at 5:18 p.m. Monday in Pittsburg, Kan., according to a Pittsburg Police Department report.
Maxwell Ogran, of Pittsburg, was taken to Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, the report said.
Ogran lost control of his motorcycle because of a mechanical issue, the report said.
• A Mount Vernon woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 4:40 p.m. Monday on Route T, less than two miles south of Missouri Highway 174 in Lawrence County, the Missouri patrol said.
Susan D. Hewitt, 63, was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, the patrol said.
Hewitt was driving a southbound car that ran off the road into a ditch and struck several large rocks when she fell asleep at the wheel, the patrol said.
• Two Joplin men were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 12:15 p.m. Monday on County Road 20, two miles west of Joplin in Jasper County, the state patrol said.
Jackie D. Reeves, 49, and Ricky D. Reeves, 52, were taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Jackie Reeves was driving an eastbound pickup truck in which Ricky Reeves was a passenger when a southbound pickup truck driven by Nicholas T. Moore, 24, of Neosho, pulled into their path, and the Reeves truck ran off the road and struck a fence, the patrol said.
• Two Carthage residents were injured in a motorcycle accident at 6:26 p.m. Saturday on Missouri Highway 249 in Joplin, according to a Joplin Police Department report.
Steven W. Brunson, 53, and Jenifer Bakken, 46, were taken to Freeman Hospital West, the report said.
Brunson and Bakken were on a northbound motorcycle that ran off the road and crashed when a pickup truck in front of them slowed for a coyote that was crossing the road, and they could not get stopped in time to avoid running into the back of the truck, the report said.
- Crime & Courts
Reeds man granted probation in case involving gunshots
A Jasper County judge has granted suspended sentences to a rural Reeds man who tore up a campsite with his truck in a drunken rage and fired a gun at another driver and a sheriff’s deputy.
Joplin man faces burglary charge after incident
A 31-year-old man is facing a burglary charge following an incident Wednesday afternoon at a business near downtown Joplin.
Patrol provides more information on Kansas accident
The Kansas Highway Patrol on Thursday released identifying information on one of the people injured in a multiple-vehicle accident Wednesday morning near Frontenac, Kan.
Police say death not homicide case; exact cause still out
Joplin police say no foul play is suspected in the death of a 28-year-old Joplin woman whose body was found Wednesday afternoon inside her home at 2405 S. Connor Ave.
Six people hurt in traffic crash near Frontenac
Six people were injured in a six-vehicle crash at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the junction of highways 69 and 160, one mile north of Frontenac, Kan., according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Elementary school locked down briefly after shots reported
GOODMAN, Mo. — Goodman Elementary School was locked down for a time on Wednesday after the McDonald County Sheriff’s office received a report of shots fired at a residence in the city.
Joplin woman found dead; probe under way
Joplin police were looking into the death of a 28-year-old woman Wednesday afternoon at a home in the 2400 block of South Connor Avenue.
Young Joplin woman discovered deceased
Joplin police are looking into the death of a 28-year-old woman inside her home in the 2400 block of South Connor Avenue.
Several injured in pileup near Frontenac
A multiple-vehicle accident today north of Frontenac has sent several people to the hospital with injuries, according to the Crawford County sheriff.
Marionville man hurt in accident in Barry County
A Marionville man suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 11:14 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 60, two miles east of Monett in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
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