Eight-year-old Poplar Bluff resident, Allison Daughhettee died Wednesday in a car accident in Madison County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident took place at around 9:50 a.m. on U.S. 67 at Route C/Cherokee Pass.
Ronald Daughhette was northbound in his Ford when a westbound Freightliner driven by James Murphy crossed the road and struck the Ford. The Daughhette Ford was then ran off of the road and overturned. Ronald Daughhetee was seriously injured as was passenger Abby Burke. Similarly, passenger Melissa Daughetee had moderate injuries. All passengers were wearing seat belts. Prayers go out to the truck crash victims and their families.
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