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Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014

Fatal auto accident reported

Friday, September 14, 2001

SPRINGFIELD - A Benton truck driver was involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon which resulted in the death of a Fordland woman.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Cameron F. Beggs, 40, of Benton, was traveling west on Highway 60, five miles east of Springfield, when the 2:40 p.m. accident occurred.

Donna A. McKinney, 30, of Fordland was driving south on Farm Road 103 and attempted to cross the westbound lanes of U.S. 60. When McKinney failed to yield to approaching traffic, her vehicle was struck broadside by the Freightliner driven by Beggs. McKinney was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported.