Brittany L Barfield of Edwards, Missouri was killed on Thursday, July 12th 2018 at 8:30 am in Camden County, Missouri. Barfield is a 24-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Route Z 1 mile north of MO 7.
In the crash, Barfield was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY ACCIDENT NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED–OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2003 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN DRIVEN BY KEVIN KENNEDY] CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK VEHICLE 2 [THE 2015 FORD EDGE DRIVEN BY RONALD RHODES] HEAD-ON. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2003 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN DRIVEN BY KEVIN KENNEDY] THEN OVERTURNED AND BARFIELD WAS PARTIALLY EJECTED. SUBJECT WAS PRONOUNCED ON SCENE BY CAMDEN COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER DEE BALLARD AT 0950. THIS IS TROOP F’S 3RD FATALITY FOR JULY AND 33RD FOR 2018. ASSISTED BY TPR S. W. MAHANEY (921), TPR J. R. HARDY (615), CPL B. J. BLANKENBEKER (895), TPR R. M. MALONE (1274). TPR H. M. MCDANIEL (1416), TPR M. R. LAWSON (831) AND SGT G. T. CURNES (818) AND SGT S. R. RICHARDSON (753) WITH THE MAJOR CRASH INVESTIGATION UNIT
Barfield's injuries were fatal. Barfield was taken to Hedges-Scott Funeral Home Camdenton, Mo.
The police said the damage to the 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan driven by Kevin Kennedy was total. It was removed by Dales Automotive Camdenton Mo. The damage to the 2015 Ford Edge driven by Ronald Rhodes was total. It was also removed by Dales Automotive Camdenton Mo.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper M R Parker of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180424599 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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