NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Kayla Danielle Atchley, of New Madrid, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday night fatal single-vehicle crash in New Madrid County.

Atchley, 24, was killed in a Sunday night single-vehicle crash near the town of Parma.


According to reports, Atchley was operating a vehicle on MO-153 near Parma, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 9 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle then entered a culvert causing it to overturn.

Atchley, who was ejected during the crash, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Atchley:

According to social media, Atchley worked as a pool lifeguard at Holiday Inn Club Vacations.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: New Madrid County is a county located in the Bootheel of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,956 – Wikipedia.

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