RIVER RADIO NEWS 030314
PARMA MAN KILLED IN SINGLE VEHICLE WRECK
A Parma man has died following a single vehicle wreck Saturday night in New Madrid County.
According to the Highway Patrol, 50 year old Terry L. Wilcox, was driving on Route D, east of Malden, when he failed to negotiate a turn and hit a ditch. Wilcox was pronounced dead at the scene.
Wilcox was wearing a safety device according to the Highway Patrol crash report.
ONE KILLED, ANOTHER INJURED AFTER CAR COLLIDES WITH TREE IN WAYNE COUNTY
A Marquand man has died, while another suffered minor injuries following a wreck Friday evening.
According to authorities, 26 year old Daniel W. Davis was killed when the car he was riding in ran off the side of Wayne County Road 202 and hit a tree. Davis was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle, 24 year old Eric D. Davis, also of Marquand, suffered minor injuries.
MAN KILLED IN HEAD ON COLLISION IN CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY
A head on collision Saturday morning in Cape Girardeau County has resulted in the death of a Jackson man.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the collision occurred on Highway 25 near Gordonville. A vehicle driven by 67 year old Jimmy Tankersley, of Jackson, reportedly crossed the center line of Highway 25 and struck another vehicle.
Tankersley, who was reportedly not wearing a safety device, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.
TWO YEAR OLD THAT WAS FOUND IN CARTER COUNTY CREEK DIES
A two year old who was found lying in a Carter County creek last week, has died.
According to KFVS, Adrian Hindal, of Ellsinore, died Friday morning at a St. Louis hospital. Adrian was found in a creek near his home on Monday, February 24th.
Authorities say that the death appears to have been an accident.
JONESBORO MAN SENTENCED AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO RAPING 10 YEAR OLD GIRL
A Jonesboro man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to raping a 10 year old girl.
According to Second Judicial District of Arkansas Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, 30 year old Tedrick Turner has been sentenced to 31 years, 8 months, in the Arkansas Department of Corrections.
The guilty plea is in connection to an investigation that began last May. Turner will also have a five year suspended sentence upon his release in addition to having to register as a sex offender.
FOUR YEAR OLD BELL CITY BOY SERIOUSLY INJURED AFTER BEING HIT BY TRUCK
A four year old Bell City boy was air lifted to a St. Louis hospital after reportedly stepping into the path of a truck.
According to the Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on Keller Road Thursday afternoon in Bell City.
4 year old Daelon Brown was seriously injured after stepping in front of a pickup. He was taken by Air Evac to Cardinal Glennon Hospital.
MOTORISTS ADVISED TO BE CAREFUL ON MISSOURI ROADWAYS
Missouri motorists are advised to be cautious this morning if you have to drive.
Freezing Rain, snow and sleet, hit the area over the weekend causing road conditions to be treacherous this morning. The Missouri Department of Transportation wants to remind you to take your mobile phone and winter survival supplies with if you must travel.
For a look at current road conditions you can check out the MoDOT Traveler Information Map, available online at http://www.modot.org/ or through the smartphone app. The map offers current views of road conditions for Missouri interstates and highways.
MoDOT also provides road conditions information through their Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636.
KENNETT MAN ARRESTED ON METH CHARGE
A Kennett man was taken into custody Saturday morning on two felony drug related charges.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 34 year old William K. Midkiff was arrested in Dunklin County on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
ESSEX MAN FACING FELONY DRUG CHARGE
An Essex man is facing a felony drug charge following his arrest Saturday night in Stoddard County.
According to an arrest report from the Highway Patrol, 27 year old Denny Frazier is facing charges of felony possession of methamphetamine and felony possession of meth paraphernalia.