Two killed in head-on wreck in Region 8

DUNKLIN COUNTY, MO (KAIT) – Two people are dead after a head-on collision in Region 8.

The accident happened around 4:30 Thursday morning on Highway 53 about a half-a-mile north of Campbell, Missouri.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 49-year-old Mira Weller of McDougal, Arkansas, was going south on Highway 53 when she cross the centerline and hit 42-year-old Becky Maddox of Campbell, Missouri.

Both drivers were killed in the accident. MSHP says both women were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the accident.

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