James E Burmingham of Winona, Missouri was killed on Sunday, June 24th 2018 at 9:15 pm in Shannon County, Missouri. Burmingham is a 58-year-old man.
The crash happened here: MO 19 8 miles south of Winona.
In the crash, Burmingham was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
“”FATALITY ACCIDENT”” “”NEXT OF KIN HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED”” ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS VEHICLE #1 FAILED TO NEGOTIATE A CURVE, TRAVELLED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF ROADWAY, OVERCORRECTED CROSSING THE ROADWAY AND OVERTURNED, EJECTING THE DRIVER. DRIVER WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT 2230 HOURS BY OREGON COUNTY CORONER TOM CLARY. DECEASED HAS BEEN REMOVED TO THE CLARY FUNERAL HOME, ALTON, MISSOURI. TROOP G FATALITY NUMBER 18 FOR 2018 AS COMPARED TO 8 THIS SAME TIME IN 2017. ASSISTED BY MSGT R.T.REES(542) AND CPL J.S.CUNNINGHAM(451)
Burmingham's injuries were fatal. Burmingham was taken to Clary Funeral Home, alton, Mo.
The police said the damage to the 1997 Toyota Tacoma Truck driven by James Burmingham was total. It was removed by Sartins Wrecker Service Winona Mo.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper J M Kenyon of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180383037 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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