Crash Fatal for Lee’s Summit Woman

| June 21, 2014 | 6:28 am
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A Lee’s Summit woman lost her life in a Morgan County accident around 3 o’clock Friday afternoon. The Highway Patrol reports Ashley Theobald, 26, was southbound on Prairie Valley Rd at 5-Highway when she attempted to pass another vehicle. The crash occurred when Melvin Garber, 25, of Versailles crested a hill and struck the passenger side of Theobalds car sending both vehicles off opposite sides of the roadway. Theobald was taken to University Hospital with minor injuries. Her passenger, Collette Moreno, 26, was not so lucky. She received fatal injuries. Moreno was pronounced dead two and a half hours after the crash.

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