Bland woman injured in two-vehicle accident April 23 in Osage County

According to a report by Missouri State Trooper Caty E. Newbold, a Bland resident was injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred last Tuesday on Highway 63 South in Osage County, one-half of a mile south of County Road 611.

The crash occurred as a southbound 2006 Jeep Wrangler, driven by Kenneth J. Hoeller, 52, of Westphalia, failed to slow and collided with the rear of a 2011 GMC Acadia driven by Donald Fowler, 74, of Bland.

Dianna K. Fowler, 74, of Bland, a passenger of the GMC, reportedly received moderate injuries and was transported by Osage EMS to University Hospital.

Both vehicles received moderate damage. The GMC was towed by Owens Towing and the Jeep was towed by Plaza Tire of Vienna.

Leslie man injured in Route T run-off crash

Shaun R. Nieters, 36, Leslie, received minor injuries in a 7:50 p.m. incident on Route T, south of Danz Road.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Kent Kreftmeyer’s report, Nieters travelled off the left side of Route T and struck a tree. He had been travelling north in a 2015 Nissan Sentra. 

The vehicle was extensively damaged. Nieters, who was not wearing a seat belt, was transported by Gerald Area Ambulance District personnel to Mercy Hospital Washington for treatment. Triple L Towing removed the vehicle.