Humboldt man killed in a wreck with a semi

NEOSHO COUNTY, Kan. – A man dies following a crash in Neosho County, Kansas.

It happened Monday a little before 1:00 p.m. on K-47 at Elk Road. Kansas Highway Patrol says a vehicle driven by 71-year-old Carol Hucke of Parsons, Kansas and her passenger 71-year-old Charles Greer of Humboldt, Kansas were traveling east when they turned in front of a semi.

The semi hit the passenger side of the car, killing Greer. Hucke was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Florida woman killed in Bourbon County wreck with semi

BOURBON COUNTY, Kan. – A Florida woman dies in a wreck on K-7 in Bourbon County, Kansas Tuesday afternoon.

According to Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash happened on K-7 two miles south of U.S. 69 around 1:50 p.m. Police say 23-year-old Fabiana Anez-Sierra of Miami, Florida was heading south when her vehicle drifted and crossed the center line. A semi in the northbound lane made an avoidance maneuver to the shoulder, however the vehicles still collided.

Anez-Sierra was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 31-year-old passenger, Alvaro Casadiego suffered serious injuries. A one-year-old passenger and the driver of the semi were both uninjured.


Plane crash kills couple from El Dorado Springs

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) – Two people from Missouri died when a small plane crashed into a cornfield in eastern Iowa’s Muscatine County, authorities said.

The single-engine Piper went down Wednesday afternoon about 4 miles north of Muscatine, Sheriff Quinn Riess said.

Daniel Slack, 68, and Sharon Slack, 69, of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, died in the crash. Daniel Slack was superintendent of schools in Deerfield, Kansas, from 2015 until he retired last year, KSNW-TV reported.

A preliminary investigation determined the plane took off from Ford Airport near Iron Mountain, Michigan, to fly back to Missouri, Riess said.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board were investigating the cause of the crash.

Pair of UTV accidents in SW Missouri kills two

MCDONALD COUNTY, Mo. – Two separate UTV accidents leave two people dead in Southwest Missouri.

The first crash occurred Tuesday just after 11:00 a.m.  near Highway 90, 10 miles east of Jane, Missouri. Police say a UTV overturned on a private trail. 63 year old Dennis Hurley and 60 year old Jacqueline Hurley both of Warsaw exited a separate UTV and walked downhill towards the wreck. Authorities say the second UTV rolled downhill, striking Dennis and Jacqueline Hurley. Dennis died at the hospital, and Jacqueline suffered moderate injuries.

The second wreck happened near Table Rock Lake in Barry County, Missouri. According to Missouri Highway Patrol, a UTV overturned at Fox Woods Circle about three miles south of Shell Knob. 59-year-old Shari Rains was thrown from the vehicle, she died at the scene.

SW Missouri man killed after being ran over by own tractor

BARRY COUNTY, Mo. – Missouri Highway Patrol (MHP) says  a Crane, Missouri man died in tractor accident Tuesday afternoon.

It happened on Farm Road 2012 about five miles south of Aurora, Missouri around 1:38 p.m. According to MHP, 69-year-old Burl Baum fell off his tractor when it began rolling backwards. The tractor ran Baum over. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is MHP Troop D’s 5th fatality for the month and 51st for the year.

Woman killed in wreck west of Adair, OK

ADAIR, Okla. – A Northeast Oklahoma woman dies following a wreck in Mayes County Wednesday evening.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol it happened at 4:19 p.m. at the intersection of US-28 and 427 Road. Police say a car heading east failed to yield at stop sign and collided with a truck. The driver of the car, 22-year-old Leah Hendrex of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma died at the scene.

The other driver received treatment for injuries at the hospital and was released.

This article has corrected that it was the car, not the truck, that failed to yield.

Two die in head-on collision south of Parsons

LABETTE COUNTY, Mo. – Two are dead following a crash in Labette County, Kansas.

Authorities with the Kansas State Highway Patrol say it happened around two in the afternoon on US-59 south of Parsons, Kansas. They say a vehicle driven by 43-year-old Jason Hopkins of Parsons crossed the center line, colliding head-on with 67-year-old Robert Rowe of Oswego, Kansas.

Hopkins and Rowe were both pronounced dead at the scene. Hopkin’s passenger, 41 year old Jennifer Faller of Parsons, was taken to the hospital with suspected serious injuries.

1 dead; 5 injured in wreck north of Fairland, OK

FAIRLAND, Okla. – A Fairland, Oklahoma woman is dead following a crash in Ottawa County.

Authorities with the Oklahoma State Highway Patrol say it happened Monday just before 6:00 p.m. on OK-125 three miles north of Fairland. They say a vehicle driven by 42-year-old Karin Roach of Fairland crossed the center line and collided with 39-year-old Alicha Smalley of Fairland.

Roach was pronounced dead at the hospital. Roach’s two juvenile passengers and Smalley, along with her two juvenile passengers, were last reported to be in fair condition.

One dead in head-on crash near Carl Junction

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. – Carl Junction, Missouri police investigate a fatal head-on crash on MO-171 north of Gum Road.

Authorities say  77-year-old Viola Haag of Carl Junction was heading north when her vehicle crossed the center line and struck a southbound car head-on. The driver of the other vehicle, 40-year-old Adam Dillow of Joplin, died from his injuries.

Haag was taken to Mercy Hospital with what police described as disabling injuries.

Diamond man killed in late night wreck south of Galena

GALENA, Kan. – A Diamond, Missouri man dies in a two vehicle wreck south of Galena, Kansas Thursday night.

According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, 28-year-old James Wealot’s car crossed the centerline and struck a car driven by 38-year-old April Mathis of Galena just before 11:00 p.m.

Wealot was pronounced dead at the scene. An ambulance transported Mathis to a Joplin hospital with non-life threatening injuries.