Gregory A Reynolds of Clarkton, Missouri was killed on Saturday, December 30th 2017 at 4:30 am in Dunklin County, Missouri. Reynolds is a 73-year-old man.
The crash happened here: MO 25 1 1/2 mile north of Clarkton.
In the crash, Reynolds was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY REPORT-NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED. ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2007 CHEVROLET SILVERADO DRIVEN BY GREGORY REYNOLDS] WAS TRAVELLING NORTHBOUND AND BEGAN SLIDING, VEHICLE RAN OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY AND OVERTURNED. PRONOUNCED ON SCENE BY DUNKLIN COUNTY CORONER JAMES POWELL AT 0458. TROOP E FATALITY ACCIDENT #70
Reynolds's injuries were fatal. Reynolds was taken by Dunklin County Coroner James Powell to Dunklin County Morgue.
The police said the damage to the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Gregory Reynolds was total. It was removed by Dixie Wrecker.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper T P Watson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 170823430 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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Reynolds's family may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance company. In most cases, family members can recover money for the loss of a loved one—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will allow Reynolds's family to receive advice about preserving and gathering evidence and the value of their claims, which will help with the recovery. For More Information Watch How Much is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?.
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