Woman killed in t-bone crash near Carthage, Mo.

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Just before 11:45 a.m. Saturday, October 29, 2022 reports of a two-vehicle crash at CR70 and Nutmeg Road alerted Jasper County E-911.

Carthage Fire, Jasper County Deputies and Mercy Ambulance responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified. Barton County Electric were notified of a damaged utility pole.

On scene Tpr A.J. Cook tells us a southbound car on CR70 was struck by a car traveling west on Nutmeg Road. One driver died at the scene.

Tpr Cook says the neither driver were wearing seatbelts. The deceased was ejected.

Next of kin have been notified. Linda Getty, 73, of Avilla, Mo. was pronounced at the scene. She was driving a 2018 Ford Fusion.

Christian Blevins, 21, of Carthage, Mo. was driving a 2007 Chevy Impala. He suffered minor injuries and was transported by Mercy Ambulance to Mercy Joplin.

[Ford] pulled into the path of [Chevy], after collision, [Ford] traveled off the roadway and struck a utility pole. [Ford] driver was ejected from vehicle. [Getty] was pronounced at the scene by Jasper County Dep. Coroner James Harrison at 12:07 p.m.” — Tpr A.J. Cook

Schrader’s Towing removed both vehicles from the crash scene.

Barton County Electric replaced at least one pole at the intersection that was broken in half in the crash.

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