BRANSON, Mo. – The U.S. Department of Labor released details on the death of an employee at Silver Dollar City. The Department said in a statement that the employee was taken to the hospital on July 20 with head injuries. Those head injuries, according to the report, were “allegedly sustained during maintenance and testing of […]
A Silver Dollar City maintenance and construction worker recently died after an “incident” at the Missouri theme park, according to local media reports. “It is with great sorrow that we share the loss of a Silver Dollar City employee following an incident that occurred while working” during the late afternoon of Wednesday, July 20, park officials said in a statement to the Branson Tri-Lakes News.
The driver of the truck was Chris Darnell, a graduate of Missouri Southern State University who called southwest Missouri home.
Troopers say a 9-year-old boy died in a crash Wednesday night in Nixa, and four others were injured. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the crash occurred just after 9 p.m. on Highway 160 at Northview when a Dodge Charger sped through a red light and crashed into a Toyota minivan. ...
Fire crews had to draw water out of Table Rock lake to fight a fire at an abandoned building Tuesday
BRANSON, Mo. — Fire officials said a controlled burn spread to an abandoned building and caused traffic trouble Tuesday afternoon. The flames from the controlled burn spread to an abandoned four-story building just off Historic State Highway 165, near State Park Marina just before 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Western Taney County Fire Protection District said the building was abandoned and had already collapsed, unrelated to the fire.
BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) - The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wrong-way crash in Taney County. Carla McSpadden, 50, of Bradford, Ark., died in the crash. Emergency personnel responded to the head-on crash Thursday just before midnight near U.S. 65 and Bear Creek Road. Investigators say McSpadden was traveling...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Jackie Muenks, a Radiology Manager at the Martin Center, climbed through a broken car window to save a ten-month-old from a hot car. Muenks’ said this all happened on July 14 just before her shift ended. “I had an employee come running into the lobby,” Muenks said. “He came and got me […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Police identified two women killed after a drunk driver crashed into the car in Springfield Sunday morning. Ronica Tollison, 37, of Willard, and Britany Toothman, 34, of Willard, died in the crash. The women both died at the scene of the crash. Police have also identified...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A driver slammed into a Springfield medical marijuana dispensary on Wednesday. The crash happened at Hippos Medical Marijuana Dispensary near Glenstone and Battlefield. Surveillance video captured the driver of a Tesla hitting the accelerator instead of the brake. The mistake could have been much worse. “She...
NEAR BRANSON WEST, Mo. (KY3) - The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash killing a driver and a passenger in Stone County. Marty Wright, 32, of Kansas City, Mo. and Nancy Branham, 79, of Reeds Spring, Mo., died in the crash on Friday afternoon. The crash happened two...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A man from Ava Missouri has died after a crash Saturday in Christian County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 51-year-old Tommy Hampton was driving eight miles east of Oldfield Missouri on Highway UU when he hit a deer, causing his Honda motorcycle to overturn. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The exact time of the crash is unknown, and the Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate.
BRANSON, Mo.– The family of a Tennessee boy who was seriously hurt while on the Branson Coaster last year is now suing the company for damages. The lawsuit said 11-year-old Aalando Perry, who is nearly blind, was tangled between the car and frame of the coaster, taking first responders over an hour and a half […]
UPDATE 7:43 P.M.: Police on the scene said a black car traveled north on Glenstone as pedestrians traveling on the crosswalk were in the median of the road. The car swerved, struck the two pedestrians and crossed over the median. The driver and two pedestrians were hospitalized following the crash....
The family of 12-year-old Aalando Perry, a Tennessee boy who was injured on the Branson Coaster last year, has filed a lawsuit against Branson Coaster LLC. Aalando had to be rescued by firefighters on June 20, 2021 when he became trapped while riding the Branson Coaster and suffered serious injuries. ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Police have identified a motorcyclist killed in a crash Tuesday evening in west Springfield. Steven J. Janssen, 20, of Edwardsville, Illinois, died in the crash in the area of West Bypass and Grand. Investigators say Janssen’s Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling northbound in the outside lane...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A child has died after being involved in a vehicle accident over the weekend. The Springfield Police responded to 3751 West Divison on Saturday, May 14 regarding a child being run over by a vehicle. The initial investigation indicated that 5-year-old Gabe Lowery was riding on a trailer being pulled by a pick-up truck on private property.
JASPER, Arkansas — According to officials, a Springfield, Missouri man died from a fall in the Indian Creek drainage of Buffalo National River on Saturday, May 7. A little before 5 p.m., the Buffalo National River’s dispatch center was notified of a hiker who had fallen near the Eye of the Needle in the Ponca Wilderness.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Police are investigating the death of a man struck by a car in Springfield. Edward Carnell, 57, of Springfield, died from injuries in the crash. Officers responded to the crash Saturday around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Madison Street and Holland Avenue. They found Carnell in the roadway with trauma to his head and body. He later died at a Springfield hospital from his injuries.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified the woman killed Saturday afternoon on Interstate 44. The collision happened on Interstate 44 west of Midwest Equipment & Supply on S State Highway N. Laura Sims, 56, was the only driver involved in the crash. Sims was...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Chris Darnell, 40, a driver for a Springfield-based jet truck company, died in a crash at a Michigan air show Saturday, July 2. Visitors at the air show looked on as Darnell raced two airplanes in a ShockWave Jet Truck down a runway at the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show […]