Maryland Heights Man Involved in Fatal Car Crash Near Augusta
Maryland Heights man was driving along Highway 94 near Augusta when a 21-year-old motorcyclist failed to yield to him and hit his car.
A 60-year-old Maryland Heights man was involved in a fatal car accident Sunday afternoon near Augusta.
Duy Khang N. Le, 21, of Fenton, was driving his motorcycle westbound along Highway 94 near Augusta at an excessive rate of speed when he failed to yield to oncoming traffic and hit the side of another car—driven by the Maryland Heights man—in oncoming traffic, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Le and a 21-year-old woman from Arnold were thrown from the motorcycle. Le was pronounced dead a short time thereafter.
The woman, identified as Jacquelynn Schell, sustained moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Mercy Washington hospital.
The Maryland Heights man suffered no injuries, according to the highway patrol.
All persons involved in the accident were wearing safety devices.