Moniteau horse carriage/motorcycle accident leaves of one dead
Samuel D. Schreck, 56, of Versailles was killed at 1:15 p.m. Saturday in a Moniteau County accident.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Schrek was driving east on state Route E, north of Hazel Dell Road, on a 2013 Harley-Davidson Iron 883 when he spooked a horse pulling a vehicle. The horse pulled into the northbound lane and was struck by the motorcycle.
Schrek was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene by Moniteau County coroner Marty Ramsdell. Schrek was not wearing a helmet and was transported to Meisenheimer Funeral Home.
Four injured in Saline three vehicle accident
Andrew Dijohn, 47, of Colorado Springs, Colorado was seriously injured, Jason M. Judd, 43, of Warsaw was moderately injured, Ashlie K. Lee, 40, of Warsaw, received minor injuries, and Reed B. Branstetter, 20, of Independence, received serious injuries at 5:40 p.m. Friday in a Saline County accident.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Branstetter was driving east on I-70 in a 2007 Nissan Altima when he traveled off the left side of the road striking the median cables and continuing into the westbound lanes. He then struck a 2019 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Lee causing her vehicle to strike a 2021 Hyundai Elantra driven by Dijohn.
While everyone involved was wearing a seat belt, Brandstetter and Dijohn were transported by Life Flight to Centerpoint Hospital. Judd and Lee, both in the Camaro, were transported to Center Point by ambulance.
David S. Wayne, 65, of Shidler, Oklahoma, received minor injuries at 6:52 p.m. Friday in a Saline County accident.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Wayne was driving west on I-70 in a 2006 Saturn Ion and struck the rear of a 2020 Volvo driven by Fredy O. Zelaya, 47, of Topeka Kansas. The Ion overturned.
While both drivers were wearing seat belts, Wayne was transported to Saint Mary's Hospital in Blue Springs.
Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.