July 27 Crash Reports


Blackwater woman killed in Saline

A Blackwater woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident at 2:54 a.m. Saturday in Saline County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Sylvia A. Price, 25, was driving north on U.S. Highway 65, a quarter mile north of Speyer Lane, when her vehicle traveled off the right side of the road, where it struck a utility pole and a concrete curb, causing the vehicle to overturn, ejecting Price.

Price, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead by the Saline County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Slater man killed in Saline crash

A Slater man was killed in a two-vehicle accident at 2:55 p.m. Saturday in Saline County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Roland C. Kitchen, 80, was driving east on state Route 20, east of Hemlock Avenue, when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a westbound vehicle driven by Jerry L. Young, 57, of Malta Bend.

Kitchen was pronounced dead at 5 p.m. at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia by Dr. Andrew Pelikan.

Reports indicate both Kitchen and Young were wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

Georgia residents injured in Saline

Two Tunnel Hill, Georgia, residents were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 6:20 p.m. Friday in Saline County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, David T. Worley, 64, was driving his motorcycle west on Interstate 70 at the 78.2 mile marker. He was traveling too fast for the conditions, causing it to strike a semi-truck driven by Oumar Diane, 49, of Bronx, New York. Upon impact, Worley and a passenger on his motorcycle, Glorie J. Worley, 59, were ejected.

Glorie was taken by EMS to University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia for minor injuries. David was taken by Air Ambulance to University of Missouri Hospital with moderate injuries.

Reports indicate David and Glorie were both wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Osceola woman injured in crash

An Osceola woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 6:50 p.m. Friday in Henry County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Yancey W. Saunders, 40, of Osceola, was driving south on state Route 13, two-tenths of a mile north of state Route 52 when the rear tire of his motorcycle blew. The vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and overturned, sliding back into the right lane, where it came to rest.

A passenger on his motorcycle, Rebecca A. Saunders, 39, was treated and released at the scene by Golden Valley Ambulance.

Reports indicate both Rebecca and Yancey were wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol and Sedalia Police Department reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.

— Compiled by Nicole Cooke

Sedalia Democrat

— Compiled by Nicole Cooke

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