Ella Leonard Car Accident: Winterset Iowa and Halsie Barnes Woman, Ella Leonard Dies in “Tragic” Car Crash
Ella Leonard Car Accident: Tragically, Ella Leonard has passed away. She was announced as having passed away via a social media post by the Southwestern Community College Dance Team on Sunday, July 23, 2023.
Throughout the entire Southwestern Community College Dance Team, she sent huge shockwaves. She will never be forgotten.
The dance team from Southwestern Community College requests that people remember her family in their prayers. Many people haven’t been reluctant to offer their sincere sympathies to Ella’s family as they go through this trying period.
Who was Ella Leonard?
The Southwestern Community College Dance Team adored Ella Leonard. Ella was a member of the team that participated in the previous season’s competition and was preparing to take the team’s leadership once more. She was an excellent, gifted, and enthusiastic team member.
What Happened to Ella Leonard? What is the Cause of Ella Leonard Death?
The Iowa State Patrol stated that the collision happened approximately 10 minutes and 28 seconds east of Afton.
The 2016 Ford truck being driven by Andy David Merritt, 59, of Seymour was traveling westbound on Highway 34 when he collided with the 2017 Chevy Malibu being operated by Madalynn Mae Stewart, 19, of Maloy.
At the intersection of Highway 34 and 190th, Stewart ran a red light and hit Merritt’s car. Merritt suffered no harm. Both cars came to a stop in the northbound ditch.
Lifeflight was used to transport Winterset native Ella Jo Leonard, 19, to Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. A 20-year-old woman named Abigail Dawn Barnes was transported by EMS from her Lamoni residence to the Methodist Hospital in Des Moines.
Stewart was flown by a Mercy helicopter to the Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. Before being picked up by a family, Merritt and a passenger in his automobile, Julia Ann Merritt, 62, of Seymour, were both examined and treated at the scene of the collision.