by: Scott McCaulley

A woman was killed, and two others injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 65 South of Hollister Saturday afternoon.

The Missouri Highway Patrol Reports a vehicle driven by Sheila Meyer-Gray, 61, of Hensley, Arkansas was making a left turn and pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by Scott Huegerich, 51, of St. Louis.

Myer-Gray was pronounced dead at the scene by Taney County Coroner Bryan Koppitz. Meanwhile Huegerich sustained moderate injuries and a passenger in his car, 17-year-old Ethan Huegerich, sustained minor injuries and were taken to Cox Medical Center in Branson for treatment.

This is Troop D’s fifth fatality accident for August and the 68th fatality for 2019.

By law, the surviving driver was tested for alcohol.