Patrick S. Gummo, 18, of Koshkonong, was driving a 1995 Ford Ranger June 18 west on County Road 104 when 10 miles east of Alton the vehicle ran off the road on the right side and overturned into a private field. Gummo and three passengers, Samantha R. Nichols, Steven N. Ryan and Michael J. Wheeler were all transported to Ozarks Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. The investigating trooper was D.A. Huffman.
An unknown driver was driving a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup June 20 south on County Road 161. According to investigating trooper, Sgt. R.T. Rees's report, the driver parked the vehicle in the roadway so he could get out and remove a large limb in the road. The vehicle slipped out of gear and ran off a steep embankment and ran into a tree. A passenger in the vehicle, Dan Brown, was transported by Air Evac to St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau for treatment of his injuries.