Missouri State Highway Patrol

Body Of A Missouri Man Found In The Current River
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The body of a Missouri man has been found in the Current River, three days after he fell out of his kayak. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 52-year-old Russ D. O'Neal of Doniphan fell out of his 12-foot kayak while paddling the Current River eight miles south…
Missouri Has More Drownings Reported Than Last Year
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has already recorded more drownings this year than in all of last year. Officials tell the Joplin Globe flooding and resulting strong currents in waterways are the main causes for the increase. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says as of Thursday, 30 drownings were…
Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper Appeals Demotion
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A lawyer for a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper, who criticized the agency after a handcuffed man fell from a patrol boat and drowned, said it's a conflict for state Attorney General Chris Koster to represent police in a personnel matter involving his client..…
Highway 61 At Cuivre River Closes
TROY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed all four lanes of U.S. Highway 61 at the Cuivre River near Troy due to high water. The Post-Dispatch reports the department said the closure due to flooding may force motorists to make detours Monday...
MU Football And Basketball Player Involved In Accident
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A football player and a women's basketball player from the University of Missouri have been injured after their car flipped in Columbia. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Harold Brantley, a defensive lineman, was seriously injured in the Sunday afternoon crash on…
Motorcyclist Killed In Accident in Greene County
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that killed a motorcyclist who was fleeing from a sheriff's deputy near Springfield. The Greene County Sheriff's Office says the chase began yesterday morning when a deputy tried to stop 45-year-ol…
St. Joseph Man Dies After Being Hit By Vehicle
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a St. Joseph man died after being hit by a vehicle as he walked across a bridge. The driver of the vehicle has not been located. A passing motorist found the body of 36-year-old William Dau early Tuesday on the Platte River Bridge o…

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