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Thomas R McPhetridge of Billings, MO was killed on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 2:01PM in Greene County, Missouri. McPhetridge is a 59-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Route N eight tenths of a mile miles north of Republic.
In the crash, McPhetridge was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY CRASH REPORT. THIS IS TROOP D’S 78TH FATALITY FOR 2022. NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED. OCCURRED AS VEH1 FAILED TO STOP FOR A POSTED STOP SIGN AND STRUCK THE DRIVER’S SIDE OF VEH2. VEH1 OVERTURNED OFF THE ROADWAY, EJECTING DRIVER 1. VEH2 TRAVELED OFF THE ROADWAY AND CAME TO REST. DRIVER 1 WAS PRONOUNCED ON SCENE AT 1401 HOURS BY GREENE COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMER THOMAS VAN DE BERG. AS REQUIRED BY LAW THE SURVIVING DRIVER WAS TESTED FOR ALCOHOL. ASSISTED BY MSGT. M. K. FRAZIER #387, TPR. A. C. RICKMAN #1404, TPR. J. P. BLINKINSOP #152.
McPhetridge's injuries were fatal. McPhetridge was taken to Taken To The Greene County Medical Examiner’S Office.
The police said the damage to the 2012 Hyundai Veloster driven by Belasco was total. It was removed by Towed By Henry’S Towing. The damage to the 1986 Ford Ranger driven by Mcphetridge was total. It was removed by Towed By Henry’S Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Cpl D L Johnson and Crash Team Cpl K R Waters of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220442362 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.
McPhetridge'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 McPhetridge'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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