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Two people killed in single-car crash in Carter Co.

CARTER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Two people were killed Saturday night after a car accident in Carter Co.

Police say Christopher S. Dawson, 41, of Van Buren, Mo., was driving westbound on Highway 60, just five miles west of Van Buren, at around 7:30 p.m.

In the car with Dawson was Prescilla A. Weaver, 46, of Poplar Bluff.

The accident occurred as Dawson, for an unknown reason, braked abruptly, causing the vehicle to travel into the median and overturn, ejecting both passengers.

Neither victims were wearing seat belts.

Both were taken by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

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