Amazonia Woman Dies After Injuries Due To Saturday Morning Crash

21 year old Haylee D Smither of Amazonia died after succombing to injuries in a single vehicle accident Saturday morning in Andrew County.   Smither was a passenger of a vehicle driven by 19 year old Keith R Ellis of St Joseph.  Ellis was northbound on Highway 71 at County road 152, 3 miles north of Savannah when he traveled off the road, overcorrected, returned to the road, went airborne and then overturned several times.  Ellis and Smither were not wearing seat belts.  Smither was ejected and pronounced dead later that evening after transport to Mosaic Life Care in St Joseph.  Ellis was also taken to Mosaic Life Care.

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