Eldon woman dead, one seriously injured in Miller Co. crash

5 years 1 month 3 days ago Saturday, August 16 2014 Aug 16, 2014 Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:39:00 PM CDT August 16, 2014 in News
By: Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

MILLER COUNTY - An Eldon woman is dead and another is injured after a crash on Highway 54 in Miller County Friday afternoon.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol report said driver Camilla Wilson, 70, veered across the center median crossover into the path of another vehicle.

A Miller County coroner pronounced Wilson dead just after 6 p.m.

Luella Campbell, 76, was a passenger in Wilson's vehicle and was transported to University Hospital with serious injuries.

Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene, but the driver of the second vehicle reported no injuries.

The eastbound lanes of the highway were blocked for a short time while crews cleared the aftermath of the wreck.

This was Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F's fourth fatality accident in August, marking its 45th fatality accident in 2014.

The report said everyone involved in the accident was wearing a seatbelt.

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