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One dies in head-on collision

Monday, December 31, 2001

MATTHEWS - Tracy Calvert of Sikeston was killed Friday evening in a head-on collision on Highway 60.

The accident occurred at approximately 9:40 p.m. three miles south of Matthews when a southbound vehicle driven by 38-year-old Calvert crossed the centerline and struck a vehicle traveling north driven by Artie McGowen, 65, of Poplar Bluff.

Calvert was pronounced dead at the scene by New Madrid County Coroner Tim Clayton and taken to Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid by ambulance.

McGowen was taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau by helicopter for severe injuries.