Aug 01, 2020 6:00 AM

Missouri woman dies after crash with a semi

Posted Aug 01, 2020 6:00 AM

BARRY COUNTY — One person died in an accident just before 8a.m. Friday in Barry County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2017 Nissan Rogue driven by Tessie S. Mead, 74, Shell Knob, was northbound on Highway 39 five miles north of Shell Knob.

The vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 1994 Freightliner semi driven by Freddie L. Stephens, 57, Diamond.

Mead was pronounced dead at the scene. Stephens was not injured. Mead was not wearing a seat belt, according to the MSHP.