Contact: Officer Latisha Stroer, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
Fatality Traffic Crash
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Fatality Traffic Crash
DATE & TIME OCCURRED: 04/13/14 @ 0441 hrs
DATE & TIME REPORTED: SAME
ACCIDENT LOCATION: 4700 Blk Richland Rd.
DRIVER 1: Mctye, Dennis W Age: 39
Columbia, Mo Injured: Fatal
Seat Belt: Yes
DETAILS OF INCIDENT:
Crash occurred when vehicle 1, a 1993 Mercedes 500 SEL, was traveling west on Richland
Rd. in the 4700 Block. Driver 1 lost control and ran off the right (north) side of the
roadway and struck a utility pole. Vehicle 1 overturned and came to a rest a short
distance off the roadway.
Excessive speed is believed to be a factor in this crash. It is unknown, pending toxicology
results, if alcohol or drug impairment was involved.