Newton Co. man killed in t-bone crash east of Neosho, Mo.

Missouri State Highway Patrol MCIU are investigating the crash that claimed the life of George Eads, 90
2014 Ford Mustang upside down in the SE ditch of Norway Road and State Hwy H in Newton County, Mo. Missouri State Highway Patrol MCIU mapping the crash scene. The driver of the other car failed to yield to the Mustang and was killed in the crash. August 10, 2022.

NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. – Just after 6 p.m. Wednesday evening reports of a t-bone crash at State Hwy H and Norway Road alerted Newton County Central Dispatch.

Newton County Sheriff’s Deputies, Granby Fire Dept, Newton County Ambulance responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified.

On the scene we learn the crash proved fatal to one driver, George Eads, 90, of Granby, Mo. He was pronounced on scene. Next of kin have now been notified on Thursday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol MCIU (Major Crash Investigation Unit) were summoned to investigate the crash, which is protocol, when two or more vehicles are involved in a crash resulting in death.

The two-vehicle t-bone crash involved Eads, driving a 2006 Nissan Sentra, traveling eastbound on Norway Road.

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Jeffrey Parman, 25, of Rocky Comfort, Mo. was driving a 2014 Mustang, traveling southbound on State Hwy H.  He suffered moderate injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Crash occurred as [Nissan] failed to yield to [Ford].” – Tpr J.T. Martin, Troop D / Newton-McDonald County Zone


MSHP preliminary crash report screenshot. Click to view online.

Ron’s Towing of Neosho removed the two vehicles.


The Troop D Major Crash Investigation Unit (MCIU) was summoned to process the crash. Each MCIU officer is, “trained in the human, mechanical and environmental factors of traffic crash investigation. They are considered court experts in the field of traffic crash investigation.”

There are currently four teams located across the state. Each one utilizes Robotic Total Station technology, allowing for the accurate and fair depiction of crash scenes diagrammed to scale.

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