Gary D Greenwood of Mountain Grove, Missouri was killed on Saturday, December 30th 2017 at 2:00 am in Texas County, Missouri. Greenwood is a 19-year-old man.
The crash happened here: State Route Am, 2 miles east of Mountain Grove.
In the crash, Greenwood was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
***FATALITY ACCIDENT*** ***NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED*** ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS DRIVER #1 OVERCORRECTED CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO TRAVEL OFF THE ROADWAY AND OVERTURN. DRIVER #1 WAS EJECTED FROM THE VEHICLE. THE DRIVER WAS PRONOUNCED BY TEXAS COUNTY CORONER MARIE LASATER AT 0747 HOURS. TROOP G FATALITY NUMBER 30 FOR THE YEAR 2017 AS COMPARED TO NUMBER 36 THIS SAME DATE IN 2016
Greenwood's injuries were fatal. Greenwood was taken to the Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mountain Grvoe,mo.
The police said the damage to the 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Gary Greenwood was total. It was removed by Little Billys.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Msg D B Pounds Trooper J D Piccinino Trooper D E Rogers of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 170823458 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $5.75 for each certified report (certification required for court). But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. The highway patrol is currently backlogged and they state on their website that you will have to wait 10 days and may have to wait an "extended period of time" beyond that for the report. Further, unless you qualify under the Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act, the report you get will have important and necessary information such as photographs, social security numbers, driver license numbers, names, addresses and telephone numbers redacted or blacked out.
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