Reeds Spring, Mo.– Two people have died after a crash on Highway 13, just north of the city limits.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said at about 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, Marty Wright was traveling southbound on 13 just south of the intersection with U.S. 160. His Ford Fusion crossed the center line into the path of an oncoming Kia Sorento, causing a head-on collision. Wright, who was 32 and from Kansas City, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Two people in the Sorento that was struck were seriously injured. The passenger, Nancy Branham, who was 79 and from Reeds Spring, was airlifted to Cox South Hospital in Springfield. She died a short time later. The driver was transported to Mercy Hospital with serious injuries.