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Ralph O Pierce of Stanberry, Missouri was killed on Saturday, June 8th 2019 at 10:39 am in Gentry County, Missouri. Pierce is a 89-year-old man.
The crash happened here: US 136 3 miles northeast of Stanberry MO.
In the crash, Pierce was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY CRASH NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 2008 TOYT PICKUP DRIVEN BY DAVID NEWTON] WAS EASTBOUND AND VEHICLE 2 [THE UNKNOWN YEAR EASY GO GOLF CART DRIVEN BY RALPH PIERCE] WAS ATTEMPTING TO CROSS THE ROAD SOUTHBOUND. VEHICLE 2 [THE UNKNOWN YEAR EASY GO GOLF CART DRIVEN BY RALPH PIERCE] DROVE INTO PATH OF VEHICLE 1 [THE 2008 TOYT PICKUP DRIVEN BY DAVID NEWTON] EJECTING DVR VEHICLE 2 [THE UNKNOWN YEAR EASY GO GOLF CART DRIVEN BY RALPH PIERCE] AND DVR VEHICLE 2 [THE UNKNOWN YEAR EASY GO GOLF CART DRIVEN BY RALPH PIERCE] CAME TO REST ON THE NORTH SHOULDER. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2008 TOYT PICKUP DRIVEN BY DAVID NEWTON] AFTER IMPACT CAME TO A CONTROLLED STOP EAST OF THE CRASH SCENE. VEHICLE 2 [THE UNKNOWN YEAR EASY GO GOLF CART DRIVEN BY RALPH PIERCE] CAME TO REST OFF THE NORTH SIDE OF THE ROADWAY FACING SOUTHEAST. DVR VEHICLE 2 [THE UNKNOWN YEAR EASY GO GOLF CART DRIVEN BY RALPH PIERCE] PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT 1130 ON 6/8/19 BY DR MANNING AT MOSAIC HOSPITAL ALBANY MO. ASSISTED BY SGT J.S. JOHNSON (513), CRASH TEAM MEMBER CPL R.V. MCCORMICK (1181), SO GENTRY CO, STANBERRY FD, AND MODOT
Pierce's injuries were fatal. Pierce was taken by Gentry County Ambulance Then to Mosaic northwest Medical Center in albany.
The police said the damage to the 2008 Toyt Pickup driven by David Newton was moderate. It was removed by . The damage to the Unknown Year Easy Go Golf Cart driven by Ralph Pierce was total. It was removed by Being.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Corporal B R Hilliard of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190323774 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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Pierce'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 Pierce'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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