One dead after crash on Missouri state highway 5

KOMU 8 posted an update. See below.

HOWARD COUNTY – A 30-year-old Armstrong, Mo. man is dead after a two person crash on Missouri State Highway 5 Monday night.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F’s crash report, Ethan Fuemmeler was pronounced dead at the scene after his car crashed head on with 62 year-old Philip Discus’ vehicle. The scene was two miles south of Missouri State Highway 3.

The report said Fuemmeler was traveling southbound around 9 p.m. when his vehicle crossed into the northbound path of Discus’. Discus attempted to swerve his car out of the way, but crashed into Fuemmeler’s vehicle head on.

There are no injuries reported to Discus at this time.

Fuemmeler was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to the crash report.

This is Troop F’s fifth fatality in May and the 24th fatality in 2020.

If you or a loved one have suffered accident injuries in a car accident call Northland Injury Law at 816-400-4878 to speak to a Missouri automobile accident lawyer today for help in recovering the compensation you need. An experienced personal injury attorney can ease some of the burden by engaging in fact-finding, gathering the necessary documentation, and crafting concise and thorough demands for settlement of your claim.

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