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Harrisonville woman dies in I-49 crash in southern Cass County

Posted at 11:23 PM, Jan 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-06 00:23:26-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — An 82-year-old Harrisonville, Missouri, woman died Saturday night in a two-vehicle wreck in southern Cass County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Doris M. Graef’s 2002 Saturn had stopped on southbound Interstate 49 near 307th St. for unknown reasons shortly before 7 p.m.

A 2014 Ford driven by Chris Davis overtook and struck Graef’s vehicle.

Graef was pronounced dead at the scene.

Davis, 33, suffered minor injuries, but Lauren Findley, 28, who was a passenger in Davis’ vehicle, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Davis and Findley are both from Archie, Missouri.

I-49 was shut down for several hours as investigators reconstructed the accident.