One Woman Killed in Morgan County Crash
One woman was killed and another injured in a four-vehicle crash that occurred Monday morning in Morgan County.
The Missouri State Highway reports that an eastbound 2013 Honda Pilot, driven by 42-year-old Jay A. Super of Gravois Mills, was stopped on Highway 50, waiting to make a left turn onto Missouri 5 around 10 a.m., when an eastbound 2019 Subaru Accent, driven by 70-year-old Karen C. Overmiller of Four Seasons, abruptly approached the Honda from the rear, crossed the center line, and sideswiped the Honda. The Subarau then struck a westbound 2016 Kenworth Tractor Trailer, driven by 77-year-old James C. Perkins of Union. The Subaru then continued on and struck a westbound 2006 Buick Rainier, driven by 80-year-old Loretta J. Needham of Eldon.
Overmiller was pronounced dead at 10:08 a.m. by Mid-Mo Paramedic Bill Roll. The body was taken to Kidwell Garber Funeral Home in Versailles.
Needham suffered serious injuries, and was transported to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment.
The Honda Pilot had moderate damage, while the other three vehicles were totaled. All four vehicles were towed by Don's Truck Towing from Sedalia.
There were a total of 11 Troopers on scene.