Six Killed in Fatal Accidents in Missouri Over the Weekend
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says that six Missouri residents were killed in fatal accidents across the state from Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6.
A 65-year-old Holden man was killed May 6 after he lost control of a 2002 Ford on I-435 in Clay County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. James W. Glyn was pronounced dead at Liberty Hospital.
A fatal accident on May 6 in Miller County claimed the life of an Eldon man. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 36-year-old Timothy R. Mantle was ejected from a 2014 Ford F 150 that overturned around 11 p.m. on MO 242. Mantle was pronounced dead at the scene by the Miller County Coroner.
On May 6 at approximately 10:50 p.m., a 2018 Polaris Razor UTV struck a tree in Howell County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the driver, 34-year-old Toby R. Stevens of Mountain View, was pronounced dead by the Howell County Coroner. A passenger, 27-year-old Chase G. Foster, suffered serious injuries and was taken by Air Ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Springfield for treatment.
A 43-year-old Bethel resident was killed on May 4 in an accident in Marion County around 1 a.m. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a pedestrian, Jeffery W. Hutchison, ran into the roadway on US 61 north of Hannibal. Hutchison was struck by a 1999 Peterbuilt tractor trailer and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A May 4 motorcycle accident claimed the life of a Danville woman in Montgomery County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 2012 Harley Davidson Dyna Switchback overturned as it pulled into a gas station. The driver, 52-year-old Robin L. Rupp, was ejected from the bike and was pronounced dead by the Montgomery County Coroner.
A Salem man was killed in a one-vehicle accident in Dent County on May 4. A Missouri State Highway Patrol accident report says that a 1997 Ford F-150 struck a utility pole and overturned. The driver, 57-year-old Nathan D. Coleman, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dent County Coroner.