37-year-old Jennifer N. Whitehead of Foristell dies after stolen Jeep crashes on Highway 54, Pike County, Missouri – Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Pike County Car Crash Death of Jennifer N. Whitehead – Obituary

37-year-old Jennifer N. Whitehead of Foristell has died after the stolen Jeep she was in crashed on Highway 54 in Pike County, Missouri. It happened on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at about 2:30 a.m., and also left another passenger, 33-year-old Dylan T. Day, with injuries. Police have yet to identify the driver as that person fled the scene after the accident occurred.

According to official reports, the 2012 Jeep Compass was headed west on Highway 54. At Highway 154 and while moving at a high rate of speed, the Jeep went off the road while making a curve. It crashed down an embankment before hitting a ditch.

The Jeep then went airborne and struck a utility pole before crashing on the ground and rolling several times. Jennifer N. Whitehead was killed on the scene.

Dylan T. Day was left with severe injuries.

The driver of the Jeep at the time of the accident, who has not been identified, fled the scene of the accident.

Police have added that they were not in pursuit of the Jeep at the time of the crash. They only learned about the theft after investigations into the crash had started.

Source: Daily Advent