1 dead, 1 injured in head on crash in Ripley County

RIPLEY COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - One person died and one was injured in a crash in Ripley County on Thursday.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the wreck happened just after 10 p.m. when a vehicle driven by Melissa R. Richmond, 22, of Doniphan was driving eastbound on Missouri 142, 6 miles west of Doniphan.

Richmond crossed over the center line and crashed head on into a vehicle driven by David L. Crews, 63, of Couch.

Crews was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Mike Jackson.

Richmond suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Southeast Health Center of Ripley County.

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