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One Injured In Monday Morning's Two Car Accident On Highway 100

New Haven, Mo. - Earlier this morning at 10:38 a.m. New Haven/Berger Fire and New Haven EMS responded for a two car accident on Highway 100 approximately one half mile west of Grant School Road.

According to the Missouri State High Patrol, this morning's accident occurred after 34-year-old Misty Kuebler of Berger, Mo hit the driver side of a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado while attempting to make a u-turn.  The Silverado then traveled off the right side of the highway.

One Killed in Fiery Highway 50 Head-On Crash

UPDATED: Complete Story
By Kyle Quick

Beaufort, Mo. - Earlier this evening at approximately 4:55 p.m. Beaufort/Leslie and Union Fire Departments along with four ambulances (two each from Union and Gerald) were needed after a Ford 350 and Chrysler Sebring crashed head-on, killing one and sending seven, transported by Union and Gerald EMS, to Mercy Hospital in Washington, Mo.

Highway 50 was shutdown for nearly five hours while the MSHP's crash reconstruction team worked to determine what led to this evening's fatal accident.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on Highway 50, approximately 1.4 miles west of Old State Road.

Black Smoke From Engulfed Lawnmower Seen Over Mile Away

New Haven, Mo. - Late this afternoon at approximately 3:50 p.m. black smoke could be seen from Highway 100 and Robller Vineyard after New Haven/Berger firefighters were dispatched for a vehicle fire on Robller Vineyard Road.

Fire crews were advised during their response that a lawnmower had caught on fire, however was beginning to spread towards a wooded area with the wind blowing in the same direction.

Female Airlifted After Crossing Center Line Causing Two Car Crash

Pictured is what was left of the red Chevy Cavalier after firefighters were forced to extricate the female driver.

Updated: 11:53 p.m. MSHP releases names of both drivers.

Washington, Mo.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released the names of both individuals involved in Friday afternoon's accident on Highway 100.

Emily Price, 17-years-old from Stanton, Mo was the driver of the 1997 Red Chevrolet Cavalier and was airlifted to St. Louis Children's Hospital with serious injuries.  We initially reported Price had been airlifted to Barnes, which is what we were told.

One Killed and Two Airlifted In Head-On Crash

Pictured above is the black Pontiac Grand AM that caused this morning's deadly crash.

Gerald, Mo. - Earlier this morning at 1:50 a.m. four ambulances, two helicopters, and three fire departments responded for a head-on crash that left one killed and three seriously injured.

After Gerald Fire and EMS crews along with Beaufort/Leslie Fire arrived on the scene, approximately three tenths of a mile east of the Gerald City Limits on Highway 50,  two helicopters and two additional ambulances, New Haven and Owensville, were also dispatched.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Brandon Janssen, 25-years-old, was killed Sunday morning after he crossed the center line, hitting a Pontiac G6 head-on, leaving the driver and one passenger with serious injuries.

Deadliest Fourth of July In Over A Decade

By Kyle Quick

--This past weekend was the deadliest Fourth of July after 17 people were killed since 2003 when there were 20 fatalities. One of the 17 killed was Brenda L. Richards, 44, of Washington, Mo. in a single car accident on Saturday where she was not wearing a seatbelt.

While Troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) arrested 199 people for driving while intoxicated, the New Haven Police Department's holiday crack down resulted in officers issuing a total of five citations, which included C&I driving, speeding and one Driving while Revoked. In addition, there was one warrant arrest.

Six Fire Departments Battle 2nd Alarm Highway 50 Blaze

By Kyle Quick: Union Firefighter J. Hidritch makes access to attic where the squares bales were burning.

Union, Mo. - This afternoon's second alarm structure left Highway 50 reduced to one lane near the intersection of Highway AJ for over four hours while firefighters battled the warm temperatures, fighting a barn fire that had between 500 to 600 square hay bales burning.

Friday's warm temperatures and unusual circumstances led to six departments (Union, Boles, St. Clair, Beaufort/Leslie, Washington, and New Haven/Berger) responding and one firefighter transported to the hospital by private vehicle.

Vehicle Travels Off Into Small Creek Leaving One Injured

Beaufort, Mo. - Early Wednesday morning one person was injured after his vehicle ran off the roadway and into a creek along Highway 50.

Beaufort/Leslie Fire and Union EMS responded to the area of Highway 50 approximately two miles east of Highway 185.  When crews arrived on the scene they found a vehicle about 40 feet off the south side of Highway 50 in knee high water.