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Fatal accident update

Friday, April 27, 2012 ~ Updated 1:15 PM

A woman was killed in an early crash this morning on Highway 60 just west of Monett.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the wreck occurred at 6:15 a.m. when the driver of a 2001 Ford Escort, Mary J. West, 63, of Granby, crossed the center line in the roadway and struck a 1985 Peterbilt semi-tractor, driven by Loren E. Easley, 61 of Cassville, head on.

West was pronounced dead at the scene by Barry County Assistant Coroner Charlie McManus. The body was taken to Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

This is the 31st fatality crash this year for Troop D.

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