MALDEN -- A three-vehicle accident resulted in fatal injuries for a Malden resident Sunday.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 3:30 p.m. in New Madrid County on U.S. Highway 60, two miles east of Malden, motorist Braid D. Kilgore, 34, of Malden was headed westbound and traveled into the eastbound lane on U.S. 60.
The eastbound vehicle driven by Sarah A. McCarthy, 34, of Malden attempted to avoid Kilgore's vehicle, traveled partially into the eastbound lane and was struck by Kilgore's vehicle. Motorist Genevah Patton, 70, of Portageville then struck the rear of McCarthy's vehicle.
McCarthy was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:24 p.m. by New Madrid County Coroner Timothy Clayton and was taken to Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Kilgore received moderate injuries and was air evacuated to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.