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Two people hurt in car crash caused by hydroplaning

Two people hurt in car crash caused by hydroplaning

Posted 2:24 PM 2/23/2019 by Shoshana Dubnow, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY - Troop F responded to a crash on Highway 63 near the Boone and Callaway County line on Saturday afternoon.

Officers said the car hydroplaned off the road and crashed into a tree.

Two people were hurt and taken to the hospital. Firefighters came to help at least one person trapped in the vehicle.

Yesterday

Crash shuts down Route E for an hour

Crash shuts down Route E for an hour

Posted 10:16 AM 2/23/2019 by Cory Johnson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Melody Cox, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONE COUNTY - Route E in Boone County was closed for about an hour Friday evening after a one-car crash blocked the northbound lane.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a driver went partially off the road then overcorrected and hit a culvert - which is where water drains off the (More)

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Court Document: Murder suspect admitted to killing; informant makes connection to Ahmonta Harris

Court Document: Murder suspect admitted to killing; informant makes connection to Ahmonta Harris

Posted 12:31 PM 2/23/2019 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director & Juliana Tornabene, KOMU 8 News Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — A Columbia Police Department detective detailed a murder suspect’s admission, and the case’s connection to community activist Ahmonta Harris, in a probable cause statement (More)...
Yesterday

Fire department puts out trash fire on Old 63

Fire department puts out trash fire on Old 63

Posted 8:15 PM 2/22/2019 by Arielle Cadet, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Mavrick Alexander KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - A fire broke out in the back of an advanced disposal garbage truck at around 2:10 pm on Friday. 

It happened on old 63 near Tiger Express and a local daycare. 

According to Lieutenant Jeff Coffman of Columbia Fire Department,the trash was dumped from the garbage (More)

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