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Patrol reports accidents with injuries

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:10 am

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported on four accidents in Lincoln County resulting in injuries. The first occurred Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. on Highway 47 east of Route H. It was a one car accident. According to the report, a 2003 Pontiac driven by Amelia Becker, 72, of Hawk Point, was traveling east on Hwy. 47 when the vehicle started to skid, crossed the centerline, traveled off the north

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  • Hawk Point Police to participate in Youth Seat Belt Enforcement

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 8:43 am

    Hawk Point Police Department announced they are joining with statewide law enforcement March 15-31 for an aggressive youth seat belt mobilization crack down on Missouri’s seat belt law violators and to reduce highway fatalities. Only 67 percent of Missouri teens wear their seat belts when driving or riding in a motor vehicle. Eight out of 10 teens killed in traffic crashed are unbuckled. Under the Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) law,

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  • Not all roads created equal

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 7:59 am

    Each time Lincoln County receives snow, MoDOT crews activate to plow state-maintained roads. These are highways that are numbered or lettered routes, like US 61, MO 47, Highway B and E, etc. MoDOT also takes care of all the interchanges and intersections along these roads. Because Lincoln County has a lot of paved county roads, area residents may think MoDOT plows these roads, as well. These are roads that are

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  • Two injured in accident in St. Charles

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:14 am

    Two county residents were injured in a two-vehicle crash in St. Charles County, according to reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accidents occurred Feb. 6 on Hwy. 61 at Timber Trace. Time of the accident was 5:20 p.m. According to the Patrol’s statement, a 2014 Ford Escape driven by Susan Lewis, 50, of Winfield, was southbound on Hwy 61 and stopped in the roadway to avoid striking a

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  • Highway Commission approves ‘bare bones’ road and bridge plan

    Posted on February 9, 2015 at 9:39 am

    On Feb. 4, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved a plan to work with a drastically reduced construction budget. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) unveiled the plan last month as a way to take care of Missouri’s roads and bridges when its construction budget drops to $325 million in 2017. It’s a decision the Commission hoped it would never have to make. “This action truly sets the stage

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  • Patrol works accidents with injuries

    Posted on February 9, 2015 at 9:37 am

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol worked two accidents with injuries this past weekend in the area involving Lincoln County residents. The first accident occurred Jan. 31 at noon in St. Charles County on I-64 just east of I-70. According to their statement, a 2000 Lincoln LS driven by Scott Smith, 29, of Troy, traveled off the south side of the roadway, struck a guardrail and overturned. Smith was not using

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  • “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign

    Posted on February 9, 2015 at 9:31 am

    The Troy Police will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide St. Patrick’s Day Holiday “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving. The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout Troy, will run from March 14-17, 2015. The Troy Police Department said its officers will be aggressively looking for drunk drivers during the crackdown and will arrest anyone caught driving drunk. Although it is

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