Fatal Accident outside Koshkonong
Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:53am admin
Gary Phipps, 49, of Thayer, did not survive a three-vehicle collision that took place on US Highway 63 three miles south of Koshkonong.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when Phipp’s Jeep Cherokee was stopped in the roadway waiting to make a left turn. Phipps was rear-ended by a southbound Dodge Ram driven by Matthew Carson of Pocahontas, Ark.
Phipps was unrestrained and was ejected from the Jeep. He was struck in the roadway by a northbound GMC Acadia operated by Amanda Williams, of Paragould, Ark. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to a funeral home.
This was Troop G’s 37th fatality accident in 2020, compared to 39 fatalities at this time last year.