One person killed after two accidents in Boone County

4 years 4 months 4 weeks ago Wednesday, January 06 2016 Jan 6, 2016 Wednesday, January 06, 2016 11:35:00 AM CST January 06, 2016 in News
By: Amy Munneke, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed one person died after an accident at Route HH and Brown Station Road. It happened at around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday.

81-year-old Lawrence Reichert failed to stop at a stop sign and was hit by 19-year-old Christopher Ashburn. 

Reichert was pronounced dead at University hospital. 

Ashburn was taken to University of Missouri Women's and Children's hospital with minor injuries.

There was a separate accident on Route HH and Route B that did not factor into the fatal crash according to Boone County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Gale Blomenkamp. 

The first accident had no injuries. 

 [Editor's Note: The story was clarifed that the two accidents were separate and did not affect each other.]

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