Gary L Stearns Killed
Gary L Stearns of St James, Missouri was killed on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at 1:04 PM in Maries County, Missouri.
Stearns is a 71-year-old man.
The crash happened here: HWY 28 1.5 MILES EAST OF HWY 63
In the crash,
Stearns was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY ACCIDENT – NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED -VEHICLE 1 TRAVELED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY AND OVERTURNED. DRIVER WAS EJECTED FROM THE VEHICLE. DEPUTY CORONER AMANDA SANDBOTHE PRONOUNCED THE SUBJECT DECEASED AT THE SCENE AT 1448 HOURS. THIS IS TROOP I’S 6TH FATAL FOR DECEMBER AND 38TH FOR 2022. ASSISTED BY MSGT S. W. CUNNINGHAM (285), CPL C. M. BARCLAY (135) AND TPR J. E. BELLERS (160).
Stearns’s injuries were fatal.
Stearns was taken by The Maries County Coroner Office to Boone County Medical Examiners Office.
Stearns was in vehicle #1, a 1999 Chevrolet S10.
Stearns was a driver. The police said the damage to the 1999 Chevrolet S10 was total. Regarding removal of the vehicle, the police said: Towed By Owens Towing.
How to Get the Police Report
Tpr B N Crawford of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220679076 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $6.90 for each certified report. Certification is required for court.
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). But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the police report.
The information in this article came from the Missouri State Highway Patrol website.
Offer Ends Soon: Request a free copy of the police report by calling 877-925-1969 before time is up.
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