Savannah Woman Killed In Accident

Date 2013/7/2 4:50:00 | Topic: Accidents

A two car accident claimed the life of a Savannah woman Monday evening.

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The accident occurred about a mile south of Savannah at approximately 5:00 P.M. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a Buick driven by Julia M. Bucher, 75, was crossing Highway 71 when she failed to yield and her vehicle was struck on the driver's side door by a Ford van traveling southbound.

The driver was taken to Heartland Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 7:10 P.M. A passenger, Francis X. Bucher, 82, was also transported to Heartland where he was treated for serious injuries.

The Highway Patrol says the driver of the van was not injured in the accident.

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