At 1:19 Sunday afternoon, Troopers responded to a fatal crash on US-80, approximately 1.7 miles east of Marshall in Harrison County. The investigator’s preliminary report indicates that the driver of a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling west on US-80 when, for an unknown reason, the driver crossed over the center stripe in a curve and struck an eastbound 2006 Chevrolet Silverado towing a travel trailer.
The driver of the 2008 Chevrolet was Gilford Leon Nugent III, 40, of Marshall. Mr. Nugent was pronounced at the scene by Judge John Oswalt and taken to Meadowbrook’s Funeral Home in Marshall. The driver of the 2006 Chevrolet was Scott Allan Roode, 33, of Wichita, KS.
They transported Roode and his passenger, Trissta Leeann Hepting, 31, of Wichita, KS to Christus Good Shepherd–Marshall in stable condition. The crash remains under investigation.