Nov 21, 2020 7:00 AM

Missouri woman dies after van backs over her

Posted Nov 21, 2020 7:00 AM

DENT COUNTY —One person died in an accident just after 1:30p.m. Friday in Dent County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2010 Dodge Caravan driven by  Kesley A. Bush, was eastbound on County Road 3300 eight miles north of Salem.

A pedestrian identified as Valeria R. Hopwood, 27, Salem, squatted down beside the vehicle. The driver did not see her and the van backed over Hopwood. 

A private vehicle transported Hopwood to Salem Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead just before 3p.m., according to the MSHP.