92-year-old William H. Turner, Gilman City, died following the 5 p.m., accident on Feb. 6.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) troopers responded to a car accident near Jamesport that killed a man from Gilman City.
At about 5 p.m., on Feb. 6, 92-year-old William H. Turner, Gilman City, was driving a 1998 Chevy S-10 east on Missouri Highway 6 at Missouri 19, two miles north of Jamesport when he drove across the center line and struck a vehicle driven by Sarah M. Bird, 42, Gallatin. After Bird tried to brake to avoid the collision, the Chevy hit her vehicle head-on and spun counterclockwise, causing the vehicle she was driving to go off of the north side of the highway, strike an embankment and overturn.
According to the patrol’s report Bird was wearing a seatbelt and was taken by a private vehicle to Wright Memorial Hospital for treatment. Turner was later pronounced dead at Wright Memorial Hospital. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
Recent area arrests by troopers with the MSHP include the arrest of Austin L. Johnson. 21, Ludlow, at 10:50 p.m., on Feb. 6 in Livingston County for alleged misdemeanor DWI. He was released from the Livingston County Sheriffs Department.
Amy S. Burns, 41, Bucklin, was arrested in Linn County at 11:29 a.m., on Feb. 7 for a Linn County warrant for speeding and for alleged failure to display a valid license plate and for not wearing a seatbelt. She was taken to the Chariton County Jail.
Online records also show that Zachary P. Martin, 30, Callao, and Elisha D. Walter, 35, Macon, were both arrested at 9 p.m., on Feb. 7 in Livingston County. According to the reports Martin was charged with alleged felony possession of a controlled substance - meth; possession of drug paraphernalia; no rear license plate light and for not wearing a seatbelt. Walter was charged with alleged felony possession of a controlled substance - meth; possession of drug paraphernalia; and for not wearing a seatbelt. Both were taken to Daviess-Dekalb Regional Jail on a 24-hour hold.
Kyle J. Fisher, 29, Chillicothe, was arrested by troopers at about 12:19 a.m., on Feb. 8 in Clinton County for alleged misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and for driving at excessive speeds. The report states he was allegedly traveling at 95 mph in a 70 mph zone. He was released from the Clinton County Jail after a 24-hour hold.
Troopers also arrested Hermilo Orta Escamilla, 53, Brookfield at 5:22 p.m., on Feb. 9 in Linn County for alleged driving without a valid drives license. He was released from the Brookfield Police Department.