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Doniphan, MO woman dies in head-on crash

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RIPLEY COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Doniphan, Missouri woman died in a head-on crash on Highway 160 on Sunday, August 7 around 3:20 p.m.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Shayla S. Steward, 36, of Doniphan, was driving a 2014 Nissan Sentra westbound on Hwy. 160, about 5 miles west of Fairdealing, when the vehicle crossed the center line.

Troopers say the Sentra hit a 2005 Ford Explorer head-on.

They say Steward was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ripley County coroner.

The driver of the Explorer, a 64-year-old Naylor man, had serious injuries and was airlifted to a Memphis, Tenn. hospital.

His passenger, an 11-year-old girl, had minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to a Poplar Bluff hospital.

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