Matthew O’Donnell, Danny Smith Death – Cause of Death : 46-year-old Matthew O’Donnell, of Ballwin and 59-year-old Danny Smith, of Troy have lost their lives in a head-on collision. The collision happened on Thursday morning, December 9, 2021, on Missouri Highway 47 north of Warrenton, Missouri.
Preliminary investigation revealed that that crash occurred near St. Louis when a car heading northbound driven O’Donnell veered off the centerline into the southbound lane and collided head-on with a pickup truck that was operated by Smith. Both drivers suffered serious injuries from the collision and died at the scene of the crash. None of the two drivers was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
Warrenton is a city in Warren County, Missouri, United States. The population was 7,880 according to the 2010 Census. It is the county seat of Warren County. Warrenton is located in the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area. Warrenton’s slogan is “A City for All Seasons.