One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a crash on eastbound U.S. Route 36 at 11:43 a.m. Sunday.
The accident happened two miles south of Kidder, Missouri, at the intersection with State Route D.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Leanne Mast, 65, of Lansing, Illinois, was killed and John Mast, 67, also of Lansing, Illinois, was seriously injured after 25-year-old Cody Streu’s vehicle failed to yield while crossing on State Route D.
Streu’s vehicle struck the side of Masts’ vehicle, causing both vehicles to travel off the roadway.
The Masts’ vehicle came to rest on the driver’s side and Streu’s came to rest on its passenger side.
Leanne Mast was pronounced dead at the scene. John Mast was transported by helicopter to Truman Medical Center. Streu was treated at the scene then released, suffering minor injuries.
Streu was not wearing a seat belt, according to the patrol report.