CHILLICOTHE, Mo. – The Missouri Highway Patrol has released information on the fatal crash that took place in Chillicothe this evening.


According the crash report, just after 5:00 p.m., a westbound vehicle driven by Danette L. Rardon, 39, of Chillicothe, was on Calhoun Street and made a right turn onto Washington Street. A northbound vehicle on Washington, driven by Shawn Yuille, 23, of Trenton, failed to stop at a stop light and struck Rardon in the drivers side. Rardon’s vehicle was pushed into a sign pole on the right side of the road.

Rardon was pronounced dead at the scene. Yuille suffered serious injuries and has since been life flighted to St. Luke’s Hospital. Yuille’s daughter, Izzabelle Yuille, age 5, was flown to Children’s Mercy Hospital with moderate injuries. Another passenger in Yuille’s vehicle, Jeremy Osburn, 22, of Chillicothe, refused treatment for minor injuries.