Local high school student dies after crashing car into pond - KMOV.com

Local high school student dies after crashing car into pond

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(KMOV) -- A St. Francis Borgia High School student has died in a car accident.

The crash happened on Augusta Bottom Road east of Highway 47 at 10:40 p.m. Friday night.

Police say that Ella Neier, 16, was driving westbound when her car drove off the right side of the road.  According to police, she over corrected and drove off the left side of the road and into a pond in Washington, Missouri. 

Crews pulled her car out of the water at 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Neier was described as a model student and athlete.  She played soccer and basketball for Borgia. 

Neier is the daughter of the school's basketball coach.

 

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