Town & Country collision kills woman, second driver runs away
On arrival, one of the drivers was identified as Ciby Kimbrough, of St. Louis, who was transported to Mercy Hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased. The second vehicle left the scene and was located west of the collision site. The driver, identified as George Putney, of the 1300 block of Forrest Lane Court in Ballwin, could not be located at the time.
Warrants were issued on Jan. 31 for Putney based on his involvement in a fatal traffic crash. Putney, 52, is currently being held at the St. Louis County Justice Center on $15,000 bond.
The Town & Country Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance with creating a timeline of Putney’s whereabouts prior to the accident. This information is needed prior to proceeding with more serious charges against Putney. Investigators are specifically interested in the hours from 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. Information that may establish Putney’s presence at area bars, restaurants, casinos, etc., will be helpful when seeking further charges on Putney.
Individuals with information may contact Det. Sgt. Rick Kranz at (314) 568-1453 or Town & Country Police Dispatchers at (314) 737-4600.