LEXINGTON, MO – A fatality crash that occurred last night killed two occupants and injured a third person in a Lafayette County Crash.
A report submitted by Highway Patrol today indicates the two vehicles were traveling in opposite directions before impact on Highway 24, just west of Lexington near Appletree Road. A vehicle driven by Kansas City resident, Dana Smith 53, reportedly crossed the centerline westbound and struck oncoming traffic. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by Lafayette County Coroner. A second driver, Ashlee Watson, 27, of Claycomo, was also killed on scene. A passenger from Trimble, Trevor Tackett, was transported by Life Flight Eagle to Truman Medical Center with serious injuries.