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Monday, October 12, 2020

Nevada man killed in Vernon County Fatality Accident

On 10/12/20 around 4:30pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident in the southbound of I-49 around 5 miles north of Nevada, Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2015 Ford Mustang driven 28 year old Andrew I. Jeffery was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed, lost control and skidded off the left side off the roadway, the vehicle the struck the median and vaulted over the northbound lanes of traffic, striking a ditch and overturning several times, ejecting the driver.

Mr. Jeffery was pronounced dead at Nevada Regional Medical Center at 5:10pm this evening.

A passenger in his vehicle 28 year old Maggie R. Brown of Pleasant Hope, Missouri sustained serious injuries in this accident and she was transported to Nevada Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene of the crash by TCB Towing of Nevada. This is Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 94th Fatality of the year 2020.

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