Matthew J Mylenbusch of Kirbyville, Missouri was killed on Sunday, February 11th 2018 at 10:35 am in Christian County, Missouri. Mylenbusch is a 42-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Hwy 65 in Ozark.
In the crash, Mylenbusch was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
CORRECTED SPELLING OF LAST NAME DRIVER 1 FATAL ACCIDENT THIS IS TROOP D’S 7TH OF MONTH NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED OCCURRED AS #1 SLID INTO THE MEDIAN, OVERTURNED, AND EJECTED DRIVER #1 INTO THE SB LANE OF HWY 65. #1 ROLLED NORTH AND REENTERED THE NORTHBOUND LANE OF HWY 65 STRIKING #2 AND #3. SUBJECT PRONOUNCED AT COX SOUTH ER BY DR JACOB BALTZ AT 1102. BY LAW THE SURVIVING DRIVERS WERE TESTED FOR ALCOHOL
Mylenbusch's injuries were fatal. Mylenbusch was taken by Cox EMS to Cox South Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2004 Toyota Tacoma driven by Matthew Mulenbusch was total. It was removed by Blue Monkey of Sparta. The damage to the 2016 Jeep Cherokee driven by Jason Bain was moderate. It was removed by Blue Towing Ozark. The damage to the 2012 Dodge Avenger driven by Zachary Sims was total. It was removed by Affordable Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Master Sergeant G D Smith of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180084914 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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Mylenbusch'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 Mylenbusch'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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