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Boles Township, MO – Micah Shurtleff Loses Life in Two-Vehicle MVA on St Mary’s Rd near Brinkman Rd

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Boles Township, MO (May 30, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Franklin County claimed one man’s life on Saturday evening, May 28. Just before 11:30 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on St. Mary’s Road.

Reports provided by authorities show that a Ford F-150 pickup truck and a 2007 Dodge Caravan were involved in a collision on the southbound side of St. Mary’s Road just south of Brinkman Road. The impact of the crash left both vehicles with significant damage, requiring them to be towed from the scene.

A total of three people were injured in the accident. EMS transported 33-year-old Andrew Barton, 34-year-old Margo Wertenberger, and 45-year-old Micah Shurtleff to Mercy Hospital Washington for emergency medical care.

Authorities confirmed that Micah Shurtleff passed away from their injuries after arriving.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Margo Wertenberger and Andrew Barton at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family of Micah Shurtleff. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri

Boles Township, MO – Micah Shurtleff Loses Life in Two-Vehicle MVA on St Mary’s Rd near Brinkman RdEvery year, more than 1100 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Missouri. Quite often, these crashes are caused by drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions were operating their vehicles. We see a significant number of people lose their lives in crashes due to drivers who switch lanes without looking, turn at intersections without wielding the right of way, and drivers who are distracted while operating their vehicles.

When people lose their lives in accidents due to the negligence of others, their families are often forced to endure overwhelming financial consequences. In some cases, families can pursue legal action against the at-fault party to secure the compensation they need to cover funeral arrangements, burial expenses, and various other costs they face. Working with a wrongful death lawyer in Boles Township can ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice.

The Boles Township car accident lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones in accidents through no fault of their own.

Our lawyers can help you by providing an array of services to ensure you are in the best position to get justice. Some of the services we provide for our clients include:

  • Investigating the accident and gathering evidence
  • Speaking with witnesses, obtaining police reports, and recovering medical records
  • Valuate the claim
  • Handle communication with the insurance company
  • Negotiate compensation on your behalf
  • Representing you inside the courtroom

Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm today to get started on your case. Call our team at 816-888-8888 to see how we can help you.

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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.