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Branson, MO – Carla McSpadden Fatally Injured in Auto Accident on US-65

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Branson, MO (August 6, 2022) – A fatal crash reported in Taney County claimed one woman’s life on Friday morning. At around 12:15 a.m., on August 5, the Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified that a crash occurred on US Highway 65.

Investigative reports provided by Missouri State Highway Patrol Cpl. BA Hall show that a 2011 Chevrolet equinox was traveling on the northbound side of US Highway 65. For unknown reasons, the vehicle collided head-on with a 2021 Dodge Durango SUV. The crash caused severe delays in the area just 7 miles north of Branson, Missouri.

Both vehicles were totaled it had to be towed from the scene as a result of the crash.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 50-year-old Carla McSpadden, suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by Taney County Deputy coroner Larry Summers.

The driver of the SUV, 42-year-old Crystal Thompson, was seriously injured in the crash. Thompson was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri for emergency medical care.

The crash is under investigation at this time.

Our thoughts are with Crystal Thompson at this time as we hope for her full recovery.

We offer our condolences to the family of Carla McSpadden at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri

Branson, MO – Carla McSpadden Fatally Injured in Auto Accident on US-65Vehicle accidents take place every single day in the state of Missouri that ultimately take the lives of those involved. We see more than a thousand people lose their lives as a result of auto crashes each year in our state.

Fatal accidents often force families to make major adjustments and deal with overwhelming pain and suffering. In many cases, families face significant financial burdens following accidents as well.

Losing a loved one is never something that we are able to prepare for. However, we continue to see innocent people die as a result of drivers who engage in negligent and reckless actions while behind the wheel.

If your loved one has died due to a vehicle collision, our Branson wrongful death lawyers can help you pursue a wrongful death claim against the responsible party.

Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. understand how challenging it is for families to move forward after losing loved ones. For this reason, our lawyers will take the legal work off your shoulders and remember your side every step of the way.

We will help you pursue legal action against the person who caused your loved one’s crash and help you get the money you need for their funeral arrangements and other financial burdens you face moving forward.

Our lawyers will fight viciously to ensure you are able to obtain the outcome you expect and deserve for your wrongful death claim.

Call Peterson & Associates, P.C. today at 816-888-8888. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started.

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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.