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Eric S Virtue of Jamesport, Missouri was killed on Thursday, June 13th 2019 at 5:30 am in Grundy County, Missouri. Virtue is a 38-year-old man.
The crash happened here: M-6 3 miles west of Trenton.
In the crash, Virtue was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY CRASH REPORT – OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 [THE 1997 FORD F 250 PICKUP DRIVEN BY RUSSELL LOUDERBACK] WAS WESTBOUND AND VEHICLE 2 [THE 1999 CHEVROLET CAVALIER DRIVEN BY ERIC VIRTUE] WAS EASTBOUND ON M-6. VEHICLE 1 [THE 1997 FORD F 250 PICKUP DRIVEN BY RUSSELL LOUDERBACK] CROSSED THE CENTERLINE AND STRUCK VEHICLE 2 [THE 1999 CHEVROLET CAVALIER DRIVEN BY ERIC VIRTUE] HEAD ON. VEHICLE 1 [THE 1997 FORD F 250 PICKUP DRIVEN BY RUSSELL LOUDERBACK] CAME TO REST OFF THE NORTH SIDE OF THE ROADWAY ON ITS WHEELS FACING SOUTH. VEHICLE 2 [THE 1999 CHEVROLET CAVALIER DRIVEN BY ERIC VIRTUE] CAME TO REST OFF THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ROAD ON ITS WHEELS FACING SOUTH, DRIVER VIRTUE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE BY GRUNDY CORONER DEWAYNE SLATER AT 0626 HOURS. NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED. ASSISTED BY GRUNDY CO SHERIFF, EMS AND FIRE
Virtue's injuries were fatal. Virtue was taken to Slater Funeral Home, Trenton Missouri.
The police said the damage to the 1997 Ford F 250 Pickup driven by Russell Louderback was total. It was removed by Ewing Tow of Trenton. The damage to the 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Eric Virtue was total. It was also removed by Ewing Tow of Trenton.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Corporal C M Wright of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 190333454 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.
I obtained the information prompting this solicitation from the Missouri State Highway Patrol website.
Virtue'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 Virtue'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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