Sixteen Year Old Girl Dies In Traffic Accident.

Date 2013/5/17 8:30:00 | Topic: Accidents

From the KMBC-TV Website

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. —A teenager has been killed in an accident between a tractor trailer and another vehicle just south of Harrisonville, Mo., the Cass County Sheriff's Office said.

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The accident happened at about 4:20 p.m. near Highway 7 and Walker Road, just east of Interstate 49.

Family members identified the victim as Savannah Nash. They said she just got her driver's license and had run to the store to get something for her mother for dinner.

Investigators said Nash was trying to turn left to go northbound on Highway 7 when she turned into the path of the truck. The truck tried to stop but was unable to brake in time.

The victim's uncle said Nash was the second family member to die in a crash at that location, which was very close to her house.

Investigators said they found an unsent text message on Nash's phone.



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