Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Fatality accident in Benton County

One person died in a two-vehicle accident on Nov. 24 in Benton County on Rt. BB just east of Hare Drive.

Jack L. Flynn, 80, Warsaw, not wearing a seat belt, eastbound in a 1995 Ford F-150, failed to negotiate a right hand curve. 

The vehicle crossed the center of the roadway and struck head on a 2014 Kenworth T-370 westbound by Zachary A. Igou, 24, Independence, wearing a seat belt. 

The Flynn vehicle rotated and traveled off the right side of the roadway, coming to a rest facing northbound. The Igou vehicle came to a rest partially off the right side of the roadway on the westbound side.

Jack L. Flynn was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at 12:10 p.m. by Benton County Coroner Weston Miller. Flynn’s body was transported by the Benton County Coroner to the University of Missouri-Columbia Hospital. The Flynn vehicle was totaled and removed from the scene by Tolliver’s Towing. 

Zachary A. Igou experienced moderate injuries and was transported by Warsaw-Lincoln Ambulance to Bothwell Hospital. His vehicle had extensive damage and was removed from the scene by Don’s Towing of Sedalia.

Missouri Highway Patrol Corporal B.N. Comer investigated the accident and was assisted by Sergeant H.A. Sears, Trooper J.W. Miller, CVO II J.C. Rector, Trooper N.D. Wallace, Sergeant G.D. Ward and the Benton County Sheriff’s Department.

Courtesy of The Clinton Daily Democrat

Breaking News: Search warrant served in Adrian

Around 7:30 p.m. this evening the Bates County Sheriffs Office assisted the Adrian Police Department with a search warrant at a residence located at 6th and Lexington Street in Adrian.

We are unaware if anything was found in the search warrant but we were told that one person was taken into custody at the residence.

Mid America Live News will update this when charges have been filed and more information is made available from the Adrian Police Department.

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Harrisonville woman arrested in Cass County

Around 11:52 a.m. this morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County arrested 48 year old Paula A. McCawley of Harrisonville, Missouri.

She was arrested for 1.) Possession of a controlled substance 2.) No seatbelt 3.) Unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

She was booked into the Cass County Jail and later released.

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Motorcycle accident in Cass County injures Harrisonville man

Around 12:45 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County responded to a accident involving a motorcycle and passenger car on Northbound 291just South of 155th Street.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2008 Pontiac driven by 38 year old Shelby L. Preston of Harrisonville, Missouri overtook and struck the rear of a 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Aaron J. Starkebaum of Harrisonville, Missouri, which was yielding for traffic. After impact the Harley Davidson traveled off the right side of the roadway ejecting the driver.

Mr. Starkebaum sustained moderate injuries in this accident and was transported by ambulance to St. Luke's East Hospital in Lees Summit, Missouri.

Both vehicles received damage and was towed from the scene by GT Tow of Raytown, Missouri.

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