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MOBERLY AND MOBERLY Vol. 44 MOBERt V MONITOR ESTABLISHED E ·"-"'«"" ~n. -V INDEX EST I9U MOBERLY. MISSOURI hi OJITS EDITOR KIIJMU) -- James B. Collier, 25, Mobcrly, lost his life when tills car he was driving was struck by a pick-up driven by Edgar CriiHificld, nlso of Molierly, who was hospitalized with injuries, Klchard Steging, Salisbury, a passenger in the Collier car, was treated nt a hospital for minor injuries and dismissed. The acclddent occurcd Monday night O H the Wabash overpass two miles north of Clark. (Monitor-Index Photo) Jim Collier Dies, Two Injured As Speeding Truck Hits Car James B. (Jim) Collier, Monl-;etge of Hie traveled portion of the was estimated by the patrol that w h e n an unidentified tor-Index sports editor, was In- road. The two wheels on tlie right CoMier was dragged about 75 feet, came into the cafe and told jured fatally shortly after 8 o'- side of Collier's car \yere on the with the upper part of his body that the officer should invesliga clock Monday night when his 1059 shoulder when toe accident occur- hanging from his car. The trooper a pick-up truck northbound Chevrolet Impala was struck on|red, the patrol said. Tlio left front who investigated the accident said as it had forced some cars o Highway 63 by a speeding pickup oi the truck strucK the car at the he thought that a scat belt might Routo 22. The trooper, truck which was being pursued by door on the driver's side. have saved Collier's life. started north after the truck, first « highway patrolman. [ Both the truck and car came toj The officer estimated the speed sighting the vehicle going over the The accident occurred at thc'rest at the foot of an embankment of the tmck at the time of the overpass on the wrong side of ohn i The re ito oar very Genral "I ess ic but now ! ng achievements is u In nd tie and ly about on tlio west side of the highway,'crash at about 90 miles per hour. road. Council and Manager Review Record in '62 Wabash railroad overpass two miles norti. of Clark. I the truck about 300 feet from the) The trooper related that he was Edgar Crulchfiold, 37, 201 Bed- point of impact,- the patrol said. It.at the Collier's Junction, Cafe ford street, driver of the' truck, isl in Woodland Hospital wilh a skull fracture, lacerations, and possible fractured ribs, His condition today was listed as "fair." Crutchfield, the father of five children, at present present is listed at the hospital as unemployed. His last position, lie to'.d hospital attendants, was with an MFA service station in Centra- Jla, where he had been living until he moved to Mobcrly about a week ·go. 'Richard Sieging, 25, Salisbury, riding with Collier, sustained only shock and facial cuts and bruises when he dived for the floor of tfoe car when he sensed Ihe impending impending collision. Sieging had X-rays taken today to determine if there wore other injuries. Collier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Collier, 415 South Williams Williams street, was pronounced dead on arrival £t Woodland Hospital. He would havB been 26 years old on Jan. 17. He !·..! jrvs/rhased the car only a day or two before. Crossed Center Line Tho Highway Patrol snld Collier was southbound and the t r u c k northbound when (he accident occurred occurred on the north approach to the- overpass The truck crossed over li'ic centerline and collided with Ihe car, officers said. The point of impact was given by the patrol as 3,8 foci from the west year lion.' Jim Collier John Mohney Injured as Car Is Hit by Truck John Mohney, elder son of Mr. , , . « S - Bcn 700 Flower Lane, is expected to return to Moberly Moberly this afternoon with his parents The trooper said lie didn't see (Continued on Page 4) lo of enemies Mobcrly city officials outline some of the high points of progress progress in Moberly during 1962 in statements released today. Mayor Henry A. Koch said the past year lias been a "successful of government administr-a- Hc said he was pleased wilh the progress in 1862, but hoped the new year would be even more successful. The mayor said he was proud that the community has the medium security prison. City Manager S. W. McAllister Jr. thanked the public for the "friendliness and courtesy" to him and his family and srad he was pleasea that "so many men and women have taken mo at my word about the 'open door policy* at my office." Other councilmen told of tiie improvement improvement of working conditions for employes, studies made for airport improvements, stteet improvements, improvements, police training program program and the n e w electrical, housing, building, milk and fire prevention codes, The statements follow: Mayor Ue n ry A. Koch Much was accomplished during toe year 1062 which has just drawn to a close. I wisli to extend my thanks and appreciation to my fellow councilmen ° and the many fellow citizens for their cooperation cooperation in achieving a successful year of governmental operations. Our democratic local government depends upon a well informed, active and interested citizenry in order to property represent the wiil of the people. My thanks go all those people who have come myself, other councilmen and the administrative staff with their ideas and problems. My fellow coimcilmen will report (Continued on Page 6) Weather the lor. the and was of Deeply Worried About JFK

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