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Vernon Woman Killed in Clinton County Wreck

January 16, 2017

A 19-year-old Vernon woman has died in a multi vehicle crash on new U.S. 50 near Trenton.

Clinton County Coroner Phillip Moss identifies the victim as Marissa Flanagan. She was the driver of one of the three vehicles involved in the crash at 3:16 Saturday afternoon. A passenger in her car, whose name has not yet been released, was also injured. They were initially taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese and later transported to a St. Louis for further treatment.

Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputies say no one was injured in the other two vehicles. An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the crash.

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by Trenton Police, New Baden Police, Sugar Creek Ambulance, Sugar Creek Fire Department, Breese Ambulance Service and Aviston Fire Department.

We’ll have more information as it becomes available.

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