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Virginia T Taylor of La Monte, MO was killed on Tuesday, August 02, 2022 at 9:50PM in Pettis County, Missouri. Taylor is a 84-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: Mo-127 at Hwy Y.
In the crash, Taylor was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
**FATAL CRASH ** NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED ** TROOP A FATAL CRASH #36 AND FATALITY #38** OCCURRED AS VEHICLE 1 TRAVELED THROUGH A STOP SIGN WITHOUT STOPPING. VEHICLE 2 THEN STRUCK THE RIGHT SIDE OF VEHICLE 1 AND BOTH VEHICLES TRAVELED OFF RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY AND OVERTURNED. DRIVER 1 PRONOUNCED ON SCENE AT 2200 HOURS BY TPR. M. G. BENNETT/ 276/. ASSISTED BY MSGT. K. M. FISHER /399/, CPL. A. S. CRAIG /477/, TPR. A. D. LINDGREN /665/, TPR. J. D. HOOD /563/, AND PETTIS COUNTY.
Taylor's injuries were fatal. Taylor was taken by Pettis County Coroner to Coroner’S Office.
The police said the damage to the 2022 Mack Pinnacle driven by Hurst was total. It was removed by Towed By Don’S Tow. The damage to the 2018 Gmc Acadia driven by Taylor was total. It was removed by Towed By Don’S Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr M G Bennett and Msgt J M Toal of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220411456 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $6.90 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 (blacked out).
I obtained the information prompting this solicitation from the Missouri State Highway Patrol website.
Taylor's family may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance company. In most cases, family members can recover money for the loss of a loved one—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will allow Taylor's family to receive advice about preserving and gathering evidence and the value of their claims, which will help with the recovery. For More Information Watch How Much is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?.
Photo credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol