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Johnny R Tompkins of Silex, MO was killed on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 5:03PM in Lincoln County, Missouri. Tompkins is a 62-year-old man.
The crash happened here: 4844 Highway H.
In the crash, Tompkins was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY REPORT – VEHICLE 1 WAS TRAVELLING NORTHBOUND ON HIGHWAY H. VEHICLE 1 CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND TRAVELLED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY. VEHICLE 1 OVERTURNED AND DRIVER 1 WAS EJECTED. DRIVER 1 PRONOUNCED ON SCENE BY LINCOLN COUNTY AMBULANCE DISTRICT PERSONNEL ON 7/24/2022 AT 1727 HOURS. ASSISTED BY TPR. D. BOCHUCINSKI (1271)
Tompkins's injuries were fatal. Tompkins was taken by Kemper-Millard-Keim Funeral Home to Kemper-Millard-Keim Funeral Home In Troy, Mo.
The police said the damage to the 1948 International Harvester Series M Tractor driven by Tompkins was extensive. It was removed by Secured On Scene.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Msgt B Long of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220394266 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $6.90 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 (blacked out).
I obtained the information prompting this solicitation from the Missouri State Highway Patrol website.
Tompkins'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 Tompkins'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?.
Photo credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol