Kansas City, Missouri
February 16, 2011
Cause of death: Vehicular
Last updated: about 3 years ago
Jertino J. Savory and his mother, Tina Lane, died from injuries sustained when Lane crashed her Kia Optima into the back of a tractor-trailer after fleeing police. According to police, officers had tried to stop Lane minutes before the crash after she allegedly almost hit them as they were conducting a traffic stop. Police claimed the officers had abandoned the chase by the time of the crash. Jertino died the night of the crash. Lane died three days later. Jertino's 8-year old sister suffered minor injuries.