Five from Carthage involved in fatality crash; Names released by Missouri State Highway Patrol; Go Fund Me to support young man’s family, group was returning from work

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JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol Sunday released the name of the driver killed in an early morning crash north of Oronogo. Victor Alexandrios, age unknown, of Carthage, Missouri, was pronounced at the scene.  Carthage school sources confirm the young man was preparing for his Senior year this fall.

Now Monday Troop D release more information regarding the four injured in the 2004 Toyota Sienna single vehicle crash. All four from Carthage and suffered serious injuries. 

CLICK FOR GO FUND ME. English translation: “Please help, family, friends and those who wish to come together in this difficult time, we need to raise $ 10,000 for funeral expenses and to be able to send the remains of my brother Victor Alexander Iraheta to El Salvador so that my parents can give him a Holy Burial. Sunday June 13 at 2:00 am, he lost his life in a sudden accident when he returned from work. Our cousin Antonio Reyes is hospitalized. Your donation is of great help to us. Thank you.”
  • Brenda Lopez Escobar, 20, female transported to Mercy, Joplin.
  • Aracely Mejia, 21, female transported to Mercy, Joplin.
  • Gladys Oxlath, 24, female transported to Mercy, Joplin.
  • Saul Irahate, age unknown, male transported to Freeman, Joplin.

“[Minivan] travelled off the right side of the roadway, returned to the roadway, crossed centerline, overcorrected and struck a tree.”Tpr. B.D. Vaught

Alexandrios was transported to the Jasper County Coroners office by Deputy Coroner Bob Woodward. 

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