Archive for Thursday, May 11, 2006

Baldwin Junction wreck claims its second fatality

May 11, 2006

Laura Miller, the passenger in a car involved in the fatal April 29 accident at the Baldwin Junction, has also died.

Miller, 19, of Spring Hill, had been taken to Kansas University Medical Center in critical condition following the accident. She died there Monday. Jennifer Jamison, also 19 and from Spring Hill, who was driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident occurred in the late afternoon April 29 when, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's office, Jamison was westbound on U.S. Highway 56, stopped at the stop sign and then pulled in front of a pickup being driven northbound on U.S. Highway 59.

The driver of the pickup is from Ottawa, but no additional details were released on him. He refused treatment at the scene.

It had previously been reported that the girls were both 20.

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