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T-Bone crash at CR170 and Fir Road/Hwy HH, April 29, 2023.
MSHP preliminary crash report screenshot. 

T-Bone crash at CR170 and Fir Road/Hwy HH, April 29, 2023.
Pickup swerves, avoiding stopped vehicle, t-bones another near Carthage

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — About 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 reports of a two vehicle crash at CR170 and Fir Road/State Hwy HH alerted Jasper County E-911.
Carthage Fire Dept, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies and Mercy Ambulance responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified.
On scene we learn from Cpl M. Cook of Troop D one driver was transported to Mercy Carthage.

The injured driver, Jason Jones, 46, of Carthage was operating a 1990 Chevy 1500 pickup. He suffered moderate injuries and was wearing his seat belt.
Jones left Hwy HH and t-boned a 2007 Chevy Avalanche driven by John Kilmer, 40, of Carthage. He was wearing his seat belt and was not injured.
“[1990 Chevy Pickup] attempted to avoid an eastbound vehicle stopped on Hwy HH and traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck [2007 Chevy Avalanche].” 
— MSHP Cpl M. Cook of Troop D
Schrader’s Towing removed both vehicles and debris from the crash scene. Both are considered a total loss.
MSHP preliminary crash report screenshot. 
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