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Highway Patrol Reports One Accident And One Arrest

Missouri State Highway Patrol reported one accident and one arrest locally on Wednesday.

7:38 am – Vehicle 2, driven by Damon P Hercules of Holt, was slowing down to make a left turn into the cross over and vehicle 1, driven by Dillon A Staton of Carrollton, struck the rear of vehicle 2. Vehicle 1 was totaled and vehicle 2 had minor damage. Staton had serious injuries and was transported to Western Missouri Medical Center by Johnson County Emergency Medical Services. Hercules was transported by personal conveyance to Western Missouri Medical Center.

5:59 pm – 29-year-old Eric A Keester of Liberty was arrested for alleged DWI and speeding. The suspect was held for 12 hours at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.