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Four dead, seven seriously injured in crash near Aurora

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released the names of those killed and of those hurt in a six-vehicle crash on Route 39, three miles north of Aurora Saturday morning.

The patrol report says it all began when a car driven by 51-year-old Theresa L. Manetzke, of Aurora, crossed the center line and hit five motorcycles. Manetzke suffered serious injuries and was flown to a Springfield hospital. She was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Killed in the crash were 61-year-old Linda G. Anderson, 59-year-old James R. Olmsted, 28-year-old Kameron L. Hale, and a 17-year-old girl, all of Aurora.

Suffering serious injuries in the crash were 54-year-old Jesse W. Clinkingbeard, 35-year-old Jessica E. Zielinski, 35-year-old Cody J. Zielinski, 37-year-old Darrell J. Trueblood, 30-year-old Krista D. Trueblood, and a 16-year-old girl, all of Aurora.

Aurora Crash Report

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