Dawn C Wilson of Cowgill, Missouri was killed on Friday, July 6th 2018 at 9:15 pm in Clay County, Missouri. Wilson is a 45-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Northbound Interstate 35 at the 28 mile marker.
In the crash, Wilson was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
***FATAL CRASH*** TROOP A FATAL CRASH #33 AND FATAL #35 FOR 2018. VEHICLE 2 [THE 2006 NISSAN SENTRA DRIVEN BY DAWN WILSON] SLOWED TO A STOP IN THE LEFT LANE ATTEMPTING TO USE THE EMERGENCY CROSS OVER AND VEHICLE 1 [THE 2014 CHEVROLET SILVERADO DRIVEN BY JAMES BERRY] OVERTOOK AND STRUCK VEHICLE 2 [THE 2006 NISSAN SENTRA DRIVEN BY DAWN WILSON] IN THE REAR. DRIVER 2 WAS PRONOUNCED BY DOCTOR DAVID WHITMER OF LIBERTY HOSPITAL AT 2204
Wilson's injuries were fatal. Wilson was taken by EMS to Liberty Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado driven by James Berry was extensive. It was removed by Integrity Tow. The damage to the 2006 Nissan Sentra driven by Dawn Wilson was total. It was also removed by Integrity Tow.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Trooper B J Hamerle of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180412483 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $5.75 for each certified report (certification required for court). But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. The highway patrol is currently backlogged and they state on their website that you will have to wait 10 days and may have to wait an "extended period of time" beyond that for the report. Further, unless you qualify under the Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act, the report you get will have important and necessary information such as photographs, social security numbers, driver license numbers, names, addresses and telephone numbers redacted or blacked out.
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