Crane Woman Dies in Monday Traffic Accident

by: Scott McCaulley

A woman from Crane dies in a two vehicle crash near her hometown Monday afternoon.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 1:00 when a vehicle driven by 68-year-old Daniel Cantrell of Marionville was traveling southbound on Highway 413 near Route M north of Crane when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a vehicle driven by 82 year-old Barbara Sutherland head-on.

Sutherland was pronounced dead at the scene by Stone County Coroner John Cunnyham while Cantrell was taken to Mercy Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Both drivers were wearing safety devices according to the report.

In addition, per Missouri State Law, Cantrell was tested for alcohol.

This is Troop D’s 21st Fatality accident in 2019.