Two Killed in Cole County Crash
COLE COUNTY - Joan Hamilton, 75, of Lenexa, Kansas and Donald Edwards, 58, of Russellville, Missouri died after an accident at Route C between South Country Club Drive and Rumsey Lane at approximately 10:44 a.m. Wednesday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Damien Bryan, 40, of Jefferson City also sustained minor injuries.
The crash occurred when Bryan was attempting to cross Route C and failed to yield to Hamilton's vehicle. Bryan struck the vehicle on Hamilton's passenger side. Hamilton's vehicle then overturned and struck Edwards's vehicle on the front driver's side.
Doctors pronounced Hamilton dead at Capital Regional Medical Center at 11:39 a.m. Edwards was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:55 a.m.
All three vehicles were towed from the scene, and all drivers were wearing seatbelts.
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