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East Prairie woman dies in car crash

Friday, August 5, 2005

EAST PRAIRIE -- A Mississippi County woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident near East Prairie Thursday.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 8 p.m. on Highway 80 in New Madrid County, seven miles west of East Prairie, an accident occurred as eastbound motorist Loretta A. Williams, 45, of East Prairie swerved her vehicle to the left. The vehicle skidded off the roadway and overturned, partially ejecting her from the vehicle.

Williams was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:50 p.m. by New Madrid County coroner Jimmy McSpadden and transported to Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.