Feb. 29 Crash Reports


A Kansas City, Missouri man dies in a non-traffic fatality.

Bradley A. McEwen, 73, of Kansas City, was involved in an accident at 8:02 a.m. Saturday in Johnson County that occurred when the vehicle he was driving ran off the left side of U. S. 50 Highway at State Route 127 and struck a tree, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

McEwen, who was not wearing a seat belt, was transported to Lee’s Summit Medical Center where he was pronounced by dead at 11:56 a.m. by Dr. Aaron Doonan due to cardiac arrest.

A Warrensburg woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident Saturday in Johnson County.

Frieda L. Hill, 49, was injured when the vehicle she was driving struck a vehicle driven by Roy D. Parsons, 73, of Odessa according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol Report.

Parsons was driving northbound on State Route M one tenth of a mile south of Northeast 500 Road when he was attempting to turn left into a driveway. The vehicle driven by Hill was southbound and struck Parson’s vehicle.

Hill was taken to Centerpoint Hospital by Johnson County Ambulance where she was treated for moderate injuries.

Reports indicate Parsons was wearing a seat belt but Hill was not.

A Sedalia man injured in a motorcycle accident at 11:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Shawn R. Tompkins, 24, suffered moderate injuries when the motorcycle he was driving northbound at State Route M at Route KK traveled off the right side of the roadway coming to a rest on its side according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Tompkins was transported to Boone County Memorial Hospital by Pettis County Ambulance where he was treated for moderate injuries.

Reports indicated Tompkins was wearing a safety device at the time of the accident.

Warrensburg teen injured in single vehicle accident at 4:15 a.m. Sunday in Johnson County.

Peighton E. Sigman, 16, was driving northbound on Missouri Highway 13 three tenths of a mile north on northeast state Route 251 when she fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

The vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway. Sigman awoke and overcorrected causing the vehicle to travel off the left side of the roadway and overturn.

Sigman was taken to Western Missouri Medical Center by private vehicle where she was treated for minor injuries.

Reports indicate the Sigman was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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

— Compiled by Hope Lecchi

Sedalia Democrat

— Compiled by Hope Lecchi

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