Roger Smith Killed in Accident at State Hwy 136 in Gentry County, MO

August 29, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Roger Smith
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

US Highway 136, Bethany, Gentry County, MO, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Gentry County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Tow Truck
State Hwy 136
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tow truck suffered tire malfunction and crashed

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at State Hwy 136 in Gentry County, MO on August 29th, 2022. Police say the incident happened after a tire on a tow truck operated by 62-year-old Roger Smith suffered a malfunction. It caused the truck to lose control and veer from the road, overturning in the process. Smith suffered fatal injuries in the accident. Additional details were not available.

Request a Police Report

Get Police Report

Already have the police report? You might need an "Open Records Packet"

If that's not enough information, you might need an Open Records Packet. An ORP is essentially all evidence that the authorities have collected. It usually contains photos, witness statements, measurements, and more and goes way beyond the police report.