Feb. 19 Crash Reports


Teen seriously injured in Morgan

A Gravois Mills teenager sustained serious injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 2:31 p.m. Wednesday in Morgan County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Charles F. Cook, 80, of Stover, was driving east on state Route J as he attempted to make a left turn to state Route 5 when he pulled into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Jordan W. Fields, 18, of Gravois Mills.

A passenger in Fields’ vehicle, Logan R. Hood, 13, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken by ambulance to Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach for his injuries.

Reports indicate both Cook and Fields were wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

Man hurt in motorcycle wreck

A California, Missouri, man sustained serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday in Moniteau County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Jonathan W. Brethorst, 23, was driving west on Lookout Trail, three-tenths of a mile east of Industrial Road, when his motorcycle traveled off the right side of the road and collided with a ditch. Brethorst was ejected from the vehicle.

Brethorst, who was wearing a helmet, was taken by ambulance to Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City for his injuries.

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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