Palmyra Man Cole Shade Hospitalized after Two-Vehicle Wreck on U.S. 36 near Brookfield
Linn County, Missouri (February 2, 2018) – A 19-year-old Palmyra man was hospitalized after being involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer on Thursday afternoon in Linn County, MSHP said.
Cole S. Shade was injured in the wreck that took place at around 3:52 p.m. Thursday, February 1, on U.S. Highway 36, approximately 2 miles west of Brookfield.
Patrol troopers reported that Shade was driving a 2006 Ford F-150 behind a 2007 Peterbilt tractor-trailer and were both traveling westbound on U.S. 36.
The tractor-trailer slowed down for traffic ahead, and Cole failed to control his speed, crashing into the rear of the tractor-trailer.
Cole was transported with serious injuries by the Linn County Ambulance to Pershing Memorial and later transferred by life-flight to the University Hospital in Columbia.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, Mathew R. Witt, 30, of Collinsville, Ok., was not injured.
Cole’s Ford was towed from the scene with total damage.
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