One Dead, One Injured in Head On Collision
A Jamesport man is dead and a Trenton man seriously injured in a head on collision west of Trenton.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred Thursday morning at 5:30am on Missouri Route 6, three miles west of Trenton.
According to the official report, a pick up driven by 61 year old Russell Louderback of Trenton crossed the center line of the road.
The truck then hit a car drive by 38 year old Eric Virtue head on. Both vehicles came to rest on opposite sides of the road.
Virtue was pronounced dead at the scene by the Grundy County Coroner. Louderbak was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. then transferred to a Kansas City Hospital.
The Highway Patrol was assisted on the scene by the Grundy County Sheriff, EMS and FIre.