by Tim Church
HOLLISTER, Mo. – A woman from Omaha, Arkansas is killed in a two vehicle crash Thursday night, three miles south of Hollister in Taney County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 47-year-old Samantha Nichols was traveling northbound on U-S 65 at 5:42 p.m., when she struck the rear of a stopped northbound vehicle, driven by 34-year-old Acuna Enrique of Springfield.
Nichols was transported to Cox Medical Center Branson where she was later pronounced dead by Dr. Gosch. Troop D reports this as its 19th fatality crash for 2016.