Andrew L Waters of Carrollton, Missouri was killed on Saturday, July 14th 2018 at 12:20 am in Carroll County, Missouri. Waters is a 28-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Cr 255 1/4 mile south of Cr 290.
In the crash, Waters was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
FATAL CRASH – FATAL CRASH #35 AND FATALITY #37 – CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE #1 TRAVELLED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY AND BEGAN TO SLIDE. VEHICLE 1 [THE 1997 MERCURY DRIVEN BY DUSTIN GOODALE] CONTINUED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF ROADWAY AND OVERTURNED, EJECTING PASSENGER #1 BEFORE COMING TO REST IN A BEAN FIELD. ASSISTED BY CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF?S OFFICE AND MAJOR CRASH TEAM INVESTIGATOR, SGT. H.A. SEARS /1200
Waters's injuries were fatal. Waters was taken to Bittiker Funeral Home, Carrolton, Mo.
The police said the damage to the 1997 Mercury driven by Dustin Goodale was total. It was removed by L and L Tow Carrollton Mo.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Corporal D J Kline of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180428972 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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Waters'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 Waters'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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