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One killed in accident

Wednesday, October 17, 2001

CHAFFEE -A young woman died and three other people

were injured in a one-vehicle accident early Tuesday.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the

accident occurred at 7:12 a.m. on Scott County Highway

77, one mile north of Chaffee. According to the

report, Danny R. Reed, 20, of Cape Girardeau, was

driving south when his vehicle ran off the roadway and

struck a utility pole. A power line fell onto the

vehicle, which subsequently caught on fire.

Darlene Haley, 19, of Cape Girardeau, died in the

accident. Services have been scheduled by Ponder

Funeral Home in Sikeston.

Reed, who sustained serious injuries, was transported

by air to St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St.


Also injured in the accident were passengers Lakeish

Johnson, 16, and Candice Long, 14, both of Cape

Girardeau. They were taken by private vehicle to

Southeast Missouri Hospital for treatment of minor