Bonita D Fuller of Jackson, Missouri was killed on Sunday, December 31st 2017 at 12:10 pm in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. Fuller is a 67-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: US 61 in Fruitland.
In the crash, Fuller was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY ACCIDENT -NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED – ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2006 VOLVO S 60 DRIVEN BY BONITA FULLER] TRAVELED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, STRUCK A UTILITY POLE, STRUCK A DITCH, WENT AIRBORNE, THEN STRUCK A TREE AND A HOUSE. FULLER PRONOUNCED BY CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY DEPUTY CORONER, DAVID TAYLOR, AT 1300 HRS. TROOP E FATALITY #71 FOR 2017
Fuller's injuries were fatal. Fuller was taken to Cape Girardeau County Morgue..
The police said the damage to the 2006 Volvo S 60 driven by Bonita Fuller was total. It was removed by Yamnitz Jackson.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper M R Ashby of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 170825848 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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Fuller'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 Fuller'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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