Huggins was driving an Oldsmobile Alero on 260th Road in Cherokee County when she ran a stop sign at the intersection of K-171 and 260th Road. She collided with an eastbound Honda Civic just before 8:00 p.m. Huggins was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in the car, a 28-year-old Richmond, Missouri man was taken to a Richmond hospital for treatment. The driver of the Honda Civic, a 22-year-old Texas woman was taken to a Joplin, Missouri hospital. There was no report on the extent of their injuries.
In a statement released by the Pittsburg State Women's basketball head coach, Lane Lord, "We're all in a bit of shock right now. Tisharria was an incredible young woman and an important part of this team. She was always working to make those around her better, and I fell blessed to have known her."
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