Nov 21, 2020 9:00 AM

Missouri man dies after ejected in crash, struck by SUV

Posted Nov 21, 2020 9:00 AM

OREGON COUNTY—One person died in an accident just after 3p.m. Friday in Oregon County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2013 Dodge Ram driven by Matthew J. Carson, 36, Pocahontas, AR., was southbound on U.S. 63 three miles south of KoshKonong. 

The pickup rear-ended a 1986 Jeep Cherokee driven by Gary M. Phipps,  49, Thayer, that was stopped in the road waiting to make a left turn.

Due to the impact, Phipps was ejected onto the road. A northbound 2010 GMC Acadia driven by Amanda L. Williams, 44, Paragould, AR., struck Phipps.

Phipps was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to Carter Funeral Home.  Carson and Williams were not injured. Phipps was not wearing a seat belt, according to the MSHP.