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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Sheldon man killed in Greene County head on crash

On May 25th around 2:45 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Greene County responded to a head on crash on Route N around 3 miles north of Republic.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2014 southbound Kenworth driven by 32 year old Charles Medlin of Republic crossed the center line of traffic and struck the 2002 Buick LeSabre driven by 43 year old Joseph L. Bailey of Sheldon, Missouri head on.

Mr. Bailey was pronounced dead around 5:30 p.m. at Cox-South Hospital in Springfield. Funeral arrangements are currently pending at this time. Mr. Medlin sustained moderate injuries and was transported to Cox-South Hospital in Springfield for treatment.

This is Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 45th Fatality accident of the year 2021.