Carrollton man hurt in 2-vehicle crash in Malta Bend Saturday

Sunday, May 16, 2010

A Carrollton man suffered moderate injuries Saturday afternoon, May 15, in a two-vehicle crash in Malta Bend, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Floyd J. Frakes, 60, was take to Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall for treatment, according to the report.

Frakes was a passenger in a 1999 Ford Contour driven by Glenda L. Frakes, 63, also of Carrollton.

The car was stopped at the stop sign on U.S. Highway 65 at the intersection with Linn Street in Malta Bend when it was struck from behind by a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Robert L. Benson, 79, of Indianola, Iowa, troopers said.

No injuries were reported for Glenda Frakes or Benson. All three were wearing safety devices, according to the report.

Contact Eric Crump at marshalleditor@socket.net

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  • Dang how much more do you need to know to slow down. There are three flashing lights 24/7. People run that light regularly.

    Hey, MO State HP how about running a check on people who don't stop. Someday a child or older person on foot is going to get killed!

    -- Posted by movaldude on Sun, May 16, 2010, at 8:33 PM
  • notgvnasht, ha when the time comes you will be driving at 79 and someone else will gripe at you.ha

    -- Posted by Cat Lover on Mon, May 17, 2010, at 1:41 PM
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