[Nameplate] Mostly Cloudy ~ 77°F  
High: 86°F ~ Low: 70°F
Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014

Gideon woman killed in accident

Monday, March 29, 2004

ELLSINORE -- A New Madrid County woman sustained fatal injuries in a motorcycle accident Saturday night.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 10:30 p.m. in Carter County, James A. Lee, 46, of Gideon was traveling on Highway K, seven miles south of Ellsinore, when he drove his motorcycle off the right side of the roadway, struck a fence line and overturned.

Lee received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Three Rivers Hospital in Poplar Bluff. His passenger and wife, Sandra L. Lee, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene by Carter County Coroner Dennis McSpadden and was taken to McSpadden Funeral Home in Van Buren.