The Missouri State Highway (MSHP) reported one vehicle accident in the past two weeks. Troop I also reported a water accident during this time frame.
July 26 - RAILROAD BRIDGE NEAR JEROME
Dorca Reyes-Deleon, age 35 of St. Robert drowned after attempting to cross the waterway. The subject became submerged and did not resurface. The victim was recovered by a member of the MSHP Dive Team and pronounced deceased at the scene by the coroner. The body of the deceased was transported to the University Hospital in Columbia for an autopsy.
JULY 27 - 1 MILE EAST OF HWY BB ON HWY UU
Jeremy A. Huddleston, age 38 of Brumley, was driving westbound in a 2000 Ford F150. His vehicle crossed the center lane and struck a 2007 Chevrolet 3500, driven by Daniel L. Verscha, age 44 of Richland. Both vehicles traveled off the right side of the roadway.
Huddleston received moderate injuries and was transported to Lake Regional by Pulaski County EMS. Verscha received minor injuries and was transported to Phelps County Regional Medical Center by Pulaski County EMS.