Warrensburg Woman Dies in JoCo Crash
A Warrensburg woman died after an SUV collided with a van in Johnson County Saturday morning.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a southbound 2020 Ford Ecosport, driven by 69-year-old Linda K. Ridge of Warrensburg, was at Missouri 13 and NE 600 Road around 10:30 a.m., when she turned into the path of a northbound 2017 Ford Transit, driven by 22-year-old Caleb J. Henry of Blue Springs.
Henry swerved to avoid impact, but the two vehicles collided on the right side of the road.
Ridge, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, was transported to Research Medical Center where she was pronounced dead by Dr. Mark Leiser at 12:19 p.m.
Henry suffered moderate injuries, and was transported to Western Missouri Medical Center for treatment.
The Transit had moderate damage, while the Ecosport was totaled.
Johnson County Deputies assisted the Patrol.