Juvenile dead after Ripley County crash

A five-year-old girl was killed in a crash over the weekend in Ripley County.
Published: Sep. 2, 2023 at 9:06 PM CDT
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OXLY, Mo. (KFVS) - One juvenile girl is dead after a vehicle accident in Ripley County.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash Reports, the accident happened around 5:05 p.m. on September 2.

The driver was going southbound on County Road N-2, five miles south of Oxly. The crash occurred as the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned.

One of the occupants, a 5-year-old girl, was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Coroner Chad Haywood at 5:45 p.m. She was transported by Haywood to the Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan.

The driver was not injured in the crash. The juvenile was not wearing a safety device.