AR woman dead after two-vehicle crash in MO

RIPLEY COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - An Arkansas woman is dead following a crash in southeast Missouri Tuesday.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Patricia Emberton, 51, of Alpena, Arkansas died at the scene of the crash.

Emberton was the passenger of Earnest Hamlett of Van Buren, Missouri. Hamlett was driving an SUV on U.S. 160 at Route JJ around 11:30 a.m. Troopers state the SUV made a left turn into the path of a Hummer and was struck.

The driver of the Hummer was not listed as being injured.

Hamlett received moderate injuries and was taken to a Poplar Bluff hospital. All of those involved were wearing seatbelts.

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