2 killed, 3 injured in St. Francois Co. crash on Wednesday - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

2 killed, 3 injured in St. Francois Co. crash on Wednesday


Two people were killed and three others injured in a two-car crash in St. Francois County on Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say a vehicle driven by Cody A. Smith, 30, of Ironton was traveling north on Route 221 at around 3:05 p.m. 

Donna J. Hampton, 50, of Doe Run, was driving in a separate car southbound on Route 221. 

Officials say Smith crossed the center line and struck Hampton's vehicle head on. 

A passenger in the vehicle with Smith, Crystal L. Boyer, 33, of Ironton, was pronounced dead at the scene at around 3:26 p.m. by the St. Francois County coroner. 

Both Smith and another passenger in Smith's car, Shane C. Snodgrass, 31, of Bonne Terre, were seriously injured.

Hampton and her passenger, Christopher J. Hampton, 42, of Park Hills, were taken by ambulance to Parkland Health Center in Farmington.

Donna was pronounced dead at the hospital at 4:18 p.m. Christopher was moderately injured.

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