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Friday, December 27, 2019

Double Fatality Accident In Vernon County

On 12/26/19 around 9:41pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Nevada Fire Department, Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies and Vernon County Ambulance District responded to a one vehicle accident on High BB around 4 miles south of Nevada.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1997 Honda Civic driven by 21 year old  Benjamin L. Rash of El Dorado Springs, Missouri ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned.

Benjamin L. Rash along with a passenger in his vehicle 21 year old Jacob A. Guerrero of Sheldon, Missouri both were killed in this accident.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene of the accident by Garwood's Wrecker Service of Nevada, Missouri. 

This is Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 113th and 114th Fatality accident of 2019.

Neither occupants were wearing seat belts.

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