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Shell Knob man killed in crash

Monday, July 16, 2012

A Shell Knob man is dead following a two-vehicle crash July 11 on Highway 39 in Shell Knob.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at 8:30 p.m. when the driver of a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix, Nicholas C. Kulhanek, 27, of Shell Knob, was attempting to make a turn and struck a 1967 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, driven by Aaron L. Poston, 49, of Shell Knob, head on. Kulhanek was not wearing a seat belt.

The body was taken to Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

This is Troop D's 50th fatality crash in 2012 and the fourth for the month of July.

Other wrecks

* A Mt. Vernon man was injured in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at 3:40 a.m. on July 12 on Highway 96 about three miles west of Halltown. The crash occurred when the driver of a 2009 Pontiac G6, Samuel B. Whitmire, 18, of Mt. Vernon, ran off the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned.

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