Two Injury Accidents Investigated By Troopers

An accident in Dekalb County left a Gallatin man with minor injuries Wednesday morning.  State Troopers report at 5:50 am, 56-year-old Jeffery McNickle of Gallatin was westbound on US 36, near Stewartsville, and ran off the north side of the road.  The vehicle struck a road sign and embankment and overturned, coming to rest on its top, in the roadway.  McNickle was taken to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.  He was wearing a safety belt.


A three-vehicle accident on Highway 6 near Gallatin left two Trenton residents with minor injuries.  The accident happened at about 11:05 am Wednesday, on Highway 6.  According to the Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by 52-year-old  David Collins of Trenton was eastbound and fell asleep.  His vehicle crossed the road and struck the rear axel of a westbound semi and the front bumper of a westbound vehicle.  Collins and his passenger, 40-year-old April Swank of Trenton, were taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.  Everyone involved in the accident was wearing a safety belt.

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