Donald Underwood Death, Obituary – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is currently conducting an investigation into a collision involving three vehicles that resulted in the death of a man from Republic and the serious injury of five other people, including three children. The fatality occurred when one of the vehicles collided head-on with another vehicle. The fatality was the result of a head-on collision involving all three automobiles. It was just after 8:30 in the morning on Sunday when the state police received a report that a vehicle heading westbound on the highway near Farm Road 135 had gone off the route, crossed the median, and collided with a concrete bridge.
The collision took place in the area surrounding the intersection of Farm Road 135 and the highway. The car was moving into the eastbound lanes of traffic when it was involved in an accident with a truck. The accident involved not only the driver of the car but also the other vehicle’s four passengers in addition to the truck driver. Following that, the pickup went out of control and ended up crashing with a car that was being driven by a man named Donald Underwood, who is 72 years old and from from the town of Republic. The fact that Underwood had already passed away was verified by medical personnel who were present at the site.
There were three passengers in the first car: a little boy who was ten years old, another small boy who was seven years old, and a young female who was 14 years old. After being engaged in the accident, a young child, an adult passenger, and the driver, who has been identified as David Cantrell, 38, from Springfield, were all sent to a nearby hospital for treatment of major injuries. The driver has been identified as David Cantrell from Springfield.