2020 In the News

CORRECTED REPORT JUNE 7:

QUITMAN, Mo. — A Burlington Junction man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle wreck Friday morning on Missouri Highway 113 about one mile south of Quitman.

Nodaway County Ambulance transported Joshua Cronk, 38, Burlington Junction, to Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the crash occurred around 8:30 a.m. when Carla Taylor, 70, of Skidmore, driving westbound on Missouri Highway 46 in a 2019 Ford EcoSport, attempted to make a left turn onto Missouri Highway 113 and pulled into the northbound path of a 1980 MAC RD-6 truck driven by Cronk.

Cronk attempted to avoid the Ford, the report noted, but struck the rear driver side of the vehicle. The Ford came to rest partially off of the road facing southeast, while the MAC truck overturned coming to rest on its passenger side facing northwest.

The vehicles were totaled, according to the report, and towed from the scene by Kizer Collision & Towing and Walker Body Shop & Towing.

The report noted that both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Trooper A.M. Mapel was assisted at the scene by Cpl. S.E. Pritzel and the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department.

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