Margaret E Welton of Winston, Missouri was killed on Monday, June 25th 2018 at 11:42 am in Clinton County, Missouri. Welton is a 61-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Private/unnamed Road Within Wallace State Park.
In the crash, Welton was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
****FATALITY REPORT**** CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 1998 KIA SEPHIA DRIVEN BY MARGARET WELTON] WAS NORTHBOUND ON AN UNNAMED ROAD WITHIN WALLACE STATE PARK. VEHICLE 1 [THE 1998 KIA SEPHIA DRIVEN BY MARGARET WELTON] CAME INTO A SLIGHT DOWN HILL CURVE AND LOST CONTROL ON THE WET ROADWAY. VEHICLE 1 [THE 1998 KIA SEPHIA DRIVEN BY MARGARET WELTON] TRAVELLED OFF EAST SIDE OF THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A TREE. VEHICLE 1 [THE 1998 KIA SEPHIA DRIVEN BY MARGARET WELTON] CAME TO REST ON ITS WHEELS FACING NORTHBOUND. DRIVER 1 WAS PRONOUNCED AT CAMERON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER BY DR. K LONG AT 1300 ON 06/25/2018. ASSISTED BY CLINTON COUNTY SHERIFF?S OFFICE, CAMERON FIRE DEPARTMENT, AND CAMERON EMS
Welton's injuries were fatal. Welton was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center.
The police said the damage to the 1998 Kia Sephia driven by Margaret Welton was total. It was removed by Scottys.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper T N Garton of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180383832 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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