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Christine A Gonyea of Selma, OR was killed on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 3:30AM in Franklin County, Missouri. Gonyea is a 63-year-old woman.
The crash happened here: westbound Interstate 44 at the 249.4.
In the crash, Gonyea was a passenger. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY CRASH – VEHICLE #1 TRAVELLED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROAD, OVERCORRECTED TO THE RIGHT, TRAVELLED OFF TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD, STRUCK A ROCK BLUFF, AND CAUGHT FIRE. SUBJECTS PRONOUNCED BY BOLES FIRE DISTRICT. ASSISTED BY CPL M. K. HALIM (834) AND CVO R. E. FAIN (W140).
Gonyea's injuries were fatal. Gonyea was taken by Superior Mortuary Services to St Louis County Morgue.
The police said the damage to the 2011 Freightliner Cascadia driven by Wilson was total. It was removed by Towed By/To Patriot Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Cpl M W Hedlund Assisted By McIu Sgt J A Mulkey of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220447736 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.
Gonyea'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 Gonyea'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?.
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