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Illinois woman killed in single car accident in Region 8

HOWELL COUNTY, MO (KAIT) – An Illinois woman was killed Monday afternoon in a one car crash just south of West Plains.

The accident happened on US Highway 63 about 3 miles south of West Plains in Howell County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 78-year-old Lorena Triplett died when the car she was driving ran off the road, went down an embankment and hit a culvert and went airborne. The car landed on its top.

MSHP says Triplett was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

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