Two Westwood residents suffer major injuries in Highway 36 collision

Motorcyclist Body Stanfill, 42, of Westwood, and his passenger, Cheryl Morrell, 43, of Westwood, suffered major injuries when their 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle collided with a 2017 KIA Sedona driven by Ronald McCart, 40, of Antelope, California on Highway 36 east of Fredonyer Summit about 4:49 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3.

According to a statement from the CHP, Stanfill was traveling westbound about 45 miles-per-hour when for unknown reasons, Stanfill’s motorcycle crossed the double yellow line directing in the path of McCart’s KIA.

Stanfill and Morrell were both thrown from the motorcycle and landed in the roadway. Both suffered major injuries and were flown to Renown Medical Center in Reno, Nevada. McCart offered aid to Stanfill, who suffered a shattered femur, and Morrell, who suffered a compound leg fracture. McCart was not injured.

According to the CHP alcohol and/or drugs were not a factor in this collision.