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Matthew D Bushey of Bolivar, MO was killed on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 7:16AM in Polk County, Missouri. Bushey is a 48-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Rt T two miles southwest of Bolivar.
In the crash, Bushey was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY REPORT-NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED. THIS IS TROOP D’S 80TH FATALITY FOR 2022. PRONOUNCED AT THE SCENE BY POLK COUNTY DEPUTY CORONER WHITNEY BURLISON AT 0805 HOURS. CRASH OCCURRED AS VEHICLE #1 CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK VEHICLE #2 HEAD-ON–ASSISTED BY MSGT S.W. LONG #464 AND MSGT GRUBEN #1195
Bushey's injuries were fatal. Bushey was taken to Butler Funeral Home Of Bolivar.
The police said the damage to the 1999 Ford F150 driven by was total. It was removed by B & B Wrecker Of Bolivar. The damage to the 2022 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Bushey was total. It was removed by B & B Wrecker Of Bolivar.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr A R Enderle Assisted By Tpr M K Eden With the Crash Team of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220451122 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.
Bushey'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 Bushey'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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