A woman from Buffalo was killed in a single-vehicle rollover on Mo. 32 about 3 miles east of Halfway at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Kathy Warner, 61, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier west on the highway when her vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a culvert, became airborne and overturned.
Warner was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:19 p.m. by Dr. Andrew Nicholes.
A 14-year-old female passenger from Buffalo, who was not named in the report, suffered serious injuries, the report stated.
Neither were wearing seat belts, the report stated.
The juvenile was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, the report stated.
Msgt. S.W. Long investigated the wreck. He was assisted by Trooper D.E. Bridges, Trooper M. Murrill, Cpl. R. Fillipi and Trooper R. Douthette.
According to the report, this is MSHP Troop D’s eighth fatality of 2021.