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A Bride-To-Be Was Killed In A Car Accident On The Way To Her Bachelorette Party

This is a terribly sad story.

Posted on June 25, 2014, at 10:47 a.m. ET

Collette Moreno, pictured on the left, snapped this selfie minutes before her friend, Ashley Theobald's, car collided with an oncoming car.

Moreno, a 26-year-old bride-to-be from Missouri, was on the way to her bachelorette party with Theobald.

Theobald was attempting to pass a large truck in front of them. The truck's exhaust was triggering her asthma giving her coughing fits. As Theobald tried to pass the truck, her vehicle was struck by an oncoming car.

Pictured above: Collette Moreno and her fiancé, Jesse Arcobasso.
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Pictured above: Collette Moreno and her fiancé, Jesse Arcobasso.

Moreno’s fiancé, Jesse Arcobasso, heard about the accident and met them at the hospital. Theobald only suffered minor injuries. Moreno was later pronounced dead.

The local community is mourning the loss of the young woman. She leaves behind a 5-year-old son.

Arcobasso and Moreno's friends and family are now trying to raise money for her son's future.

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