A Verona man was killed in a single vehicle crash shortly after 10:30 p.m. on July 7 on Farm Road 2225, near Verona.
According to the report from the Aurora Rural Fire Association, Edward Koehler, 55, was in a 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck that drove off a curvy road and struck a tree. Koehler was transferred by helicopter to a Springfield hospital, where he died. The other person in the pickup was not injured.
Other traffic crashes
* Daniel Alberto, 19, of Aurora, received minor injuries in a single vehicle crash at 12:10 a.m. on July 8, one mile east of Verona on Farm Road 2215. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Alberto was an occupant in an eastbound 2001 Lincoln that ran off the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned. Alberto, who was wearing a seat belt, was transported to St. John's Hospital-Aurora for treatment. Others in the vehicle were not hurt.
* Two Miller residents received minor injuries in a single vehicle crash at 1:50 p.m. on July 7 three miles north of Miller. Deborah Moore, 55, was driving three miles north of Miller on Highway 39 in a 1991 Oldsmobile when she drove off the road, struck a road sign and culvert then came to rest in a ditch. Moore was not wearing a safety belt. Her passenger, Chloe Moore, 10, was wearing a safety belt. Both were taken to St. John's Hospital-Springfield for treatment.
* Three Seligman residents were hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 5:35 p.m. on July 7 a short distance south of Washburn on Highway 37. According to the Patrol, Sherry Campbell, 26, was driving south in a 1995 Cadillac Deville when a northbound 1994 Ford Ranger, driven by Jared Hinde, 23, attempted to make a left turn from a private driveway onto the highway, pulling into Campbell's path. Campbell and her two passengers, Devin Sharp, 5, and Kaelyn Sharp, 1, all received minor injuries. All three were wearing safety belts and were taken to St. John's Hospital-Cassville for treatment. Hinde was not hurt.