Feb 23, 2021 9:00 AM

Missouri couple dead after 2-vehicle crash

Posted Feb 23, 2021 9:00 AM

STONE COUNTY—Two people died in an accident just after 3:30p.m. Monday in Stone County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2013 Ford Escape driven by Kirby L. Hedrick, 82, Galena, was westbound on westbound on MO 160 one mile west of Reeds Spring.

The driver pulled into the path of a 2013 Ford F250 driven by David L. Warthen, 62, Springfield. The pickup struck the car in the driver's side.

Hedrick and a passenger Shirley L. Hedrick, 79, Galena, were pronounced dead at the scene and were transported to Stumps Funeral Home. A private vehicle transported Warthen to Cox South in Springfield. All three were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the MSHP.