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Head-On Crash Kills Two in Missouri

Fatal CrashTwo people, one with Russell connections, died in a head-on crash Wednesday night on US Highway 71 in Andrew County, Missouri.

According to The St. Joseph News-Press, 36-year-old Kristen K. Ingles of Peoria, Illinois and 32-year-old Ricky L. Gonzales of Manhattan, Kansas were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident about two miles southwest of Savannah, Missouri. The accident happened at 9:20 PM.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Ingles was driving south in the northbound passing lane when her Pontiac G6 struck the front of a northbound Ford Escape driven by Gonzales.

There were no other occupants in either vehicle.

Gonzales was a former Russell resident.

(Information courtesy newspressnow.com.)

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