BARRY COUNTY, Mo. — A 63-year-old female died after a car crash on Highway 37 on Wednesday morning.
Around 8:10 a.m., a 2015 Kia Optima drove into the path of a 2012 Chevrolet truck, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Susan Neely, of Pierce City, Missouri, was the driver of the Kia. Her vehicle was headed eastbound while the other vehicle was heading northbound.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Neely was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The other driver suffered minor injuries. He was taken from the scene by ambulance to Cox Monett.
This is the 26th fatality of the year for Troop D.