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Friday, January 1, 2021

Fatality Accident In Nevada

On 1/1/21 around 7:53am the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Nevada Police Department responded to a one vehicle accident in Marmaduke Park in Nevada.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2009 Pontiac G5 driven by 21 year old Jerod R. Gerster of Nevada, Missouri failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the roadway and struck a tree.

Mr. Gerster was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and he was transported to Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

A passenger in the vehicle 21 year old Cayden A. Campbell of Nevada, Missouri sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene of this accident by TCB Tow of Nevada. This is Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 1st Fatality accident of the year 2021.