Carthage, Mo. man killed as tractor trailer overturns on Baseline Blvd

Missouri State Highway Patrol Tpr B. Walker states Mark Tidball, 64, died at the scene
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Man killed as tractor trailer overturns in crash, throwing driver, on Baseline Blvd in Jasper County, Mo. August 9, 2022. Schrader’s Towing prepare vehicle and trailer for removal.

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — About 1 p.m. Tuesday reports of a serious crash on Baseline Blvd near Civil War Road alerted Jasper County E911.

Jasper Fire Dept, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies and Mercy EMS responded emergency. Missouri State Highway Patrol and MoDOT Emergency Response were notified.

On the scene of the crash the roadway was completely blocked. Tpr B. Walker tells us it was a single vehicle crash, the driver was killed.

Next of kin have been notified.

Mark Tidball, 64, was driving a 1988 Freightliner pulling a lime spreader trailer west on Baseline Blvd nearing CR150.

Occurred as [tractor trailer] went off the right side of the roadway and overturned, ejecting the driver.” — Tpr B. Walker

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Jasper County Coroner Randy Nace claimed the body about 2:15 p.m.

Schrader’s Towing removed the tractor and trailer from the crash scene.

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MSHP preliminary crash report.

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