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Puxico woman dies after crash on Hwy. 51


A Puxico woman died after she crashed her 1987 Ford Bronco near Puxico on Tuesday.

Trooper Clark Parrott says it happened on Highway 51 about seven miles north of Puxico near Route K.

Maryann C. Cookson, 53, of Puxico was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:45 p.m. by the Stoddard County coroner.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Cookson was driving northbound on Highway 51 when she overcorrected and traveled off the right side of the road and overturned several times.

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