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Woman killed, 3 children injured in Highway 61 crash

A fatal multi-vehicle crash has closed Highway 61/67 near Imperial. (Credit: KMOV) A fatal multi-vehicle crash has closed Highway 61/67 near Imperial. (Credit: KMOV)
At least one person has died in a fatal crash in Imperial, MO. (Credit: KMOV) At least one person has died in a fatal crash in Imperial, MO. (Credit: KMOV)
A fatal multi-vehicle crash has closed Highway 61/67 Tuesday morning. (Credit: KMOV) A fatal multi-vehicle crash has closed Highway 61/67 Tuesday morning. (Credit: KMOV)

IMPERIAL, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A fatal multi-vehicle crash closed Highway 61 near Imperial, Missouri for hours Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred before 8 a.m. on the roadway near the intersection of Holly. Officials told News 4 a car crossed over the middle lane and crashed head-on into another vehicle. Four vehicles in total were damaged in the incident. 

The driver of the car that crossed the centerline, 27-year-old Candace Dix, of St. Louis, was killed in the crash and five people, including three children, were injured, according to officials. 

The roadway reopened around 11:30 a.m. 

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