Friday, December 29, 2023

One Killed and One Seriously Injured in One Vehicle Accident in Vernon County

 


On Thursday December 28th around 6:57 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a fatality accident on S. 1300 Road just west of Nevada.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the northbound 2018 Chevrolet Traverse driven by 32 year old Tyler R. Claypool of Nevada, Missouri failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.

Mr. Claypool was transported to Nevada Regional Medical Center were he was later pronounced dead.

A passenger in the vehicle, a 14 year old male from Nevada, sustained serious injuries and was taken by Med Flight to Mercy Hospital in Joplin for treatment.

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