ANDREW COUNTY, Mo. – An Amazonia woman, seriously injured when ejected during a crash in Andrew County Saturday morning, has died of her injuries.
A little after 7:00 Saturday night, Haylee D. Smither, 21, passed away at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. Smither was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Keith Ellis, 19, of St. Joseph, around 9:35 Saturday morning. His vehicle traveled off the West side of northbound Highway 71 about 3 miles North of Savannah. Ellis over corrected and the vehicle overturned off the East side of the highway.
Neither was wearing a seat belt when Smither was ejected and pinned under the vehicle.Ellis suffered moderate injuries.