Thursday Night Crash Kills Crocker Man

A two-vehicle accident at 7:45 last night (Thursday) claimed the life of a 58-year-old Crocker man and seriously injured three others. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that a minivan driven by Gregory J. Korando of Crocker crossed the center line and struck a Jeep driven by 33-year-old Ivette S. Manley of Fort Leonard Wood. Korando was pronounced deceased at the scene; Manley and two juvenile passengers suffered serious injuries and were transported to area hospitals. The accident occurred on Highway 17, 2 miles north of Waynesville. All involved were wearing a safety device.