St Joseph Post

Missouri woman dies after head-on semi crash

Published 2019-11-08T18:30:00.066Z

OREGON COUNTY —One person died in an accident just before 7p.m. Thursday in Oregon County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2017 Kia Rio driven by Carolyn J. Edwards, 48, Thayer, was southbound on U.S. 63 at Koshkonog.

The vehicle crossed the center line and struck a northbound Freightliner semi driven by Steven A. Chamness, Jonesboro, AR., head-on.

Edwards was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Clary Funeral Home. Chamness was not injured. Both drivers were properly restrained, according to the MSHP.