Man Killed in Train Accident in Jasper County
The driver of a 1995 Toyota Camry was killed, and a passenger was seriously injured, in a Jasper County train accident on March 7. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the Camry failed to yield to the train and was struck on County Rd. 300 about a mile south of Asbury. 47-year-old Jose Morales-Pereida was killed in the accident. 48-year-old Francisca Neriz was taken by ambulance to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin for treatment.