Driver dies, 2 passengers injured in Puxico, MO crash - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Driver dies, 2 passengers injured in Puxico, MO crash

(Source: Justin Fischer, KFVS) (Source: Justin Fischer, KFVS)

Highway 51 south of Puxico is back open after a deadly crash investigation.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, a 2004 Oldsmobile Alero was going southbound on MO 51, about 1 mile south of Puxico. They say the car ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree.

The driver, 64-year-old James D. Fingers, of Dexter, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:25 a.m. by Stoddard County Coroner Kenny Pope.

Two passengers were also injured in the crash.

According to the crash report, 48-year-old Cheryl L. Marlow, of Puxico, was seriously injured and airlifted to a St. Louis hospital.

A 53-year-old Puxico man, Jody L. Marlow, was also seriously injured and taken by ambulance to a Cape Girardeau hospital.

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