MARYVILLE, Mo. – A Northwest Missouri State University student died early Sunday as a result of injuries suffered after a vehicle crashed into a Maryville bar.
According to a news release from Northwest, Morgan McCoy, a sophomore elementary education major from Liberty, Missouri, died as a result of injuries she suffered when a vehicle crashed into The Palms at 422 N. Buchanan, around 12:40 a.m. McCoy, who was inside the building, was transported to St. Francis Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody, and the incident is under investigation by the Maryville Public Safety and the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Maryville Fire and Rescue, the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department and the University Police Department assisted at the scene.
McCoy was a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority, and she was a student employee with the School of Education in Everett Brown Hall.