Saturday, October 22, 2016

Fatal Accident Near Westboro

A fatal accident occurred two miles south of Westboro Friday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a 2005 Chevy Malibu driven by Thomas Smith (41) of Tarkio was northbound on Route O at 155th street at around 5:45 that evening. The vehicle crossed the center line and traveled off the west side of the roadway. The vehicle struck an embankment, started to spin, and struck the embankment a second time. It then struck a ditch and started to overturn. Smith was partially ejected from the vehicle. The vehicle came to rest off the west side of Route O on the driver's side of the vehicle, facing north off the west side of O. Smith was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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