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1 dead in Kennett crash on US 412

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KENNETT, MO (KFVS) -

A Cardwell, Mo. woman is dead after a wreck at the corner of US 412 and South Anthony in front of Barton's.

As of right now, the area known as the South Bypass is closed. Police barricades are up at Wal-Mart and Kennett Street.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday Katherine E. Sessums, 48, was driving a 2008 Ford Ranger eastbound on US 412 when the truck crossed the center line and hit a 2007 Western Star Tractor driven by Steven M. Copeland, 49, from Poplar Bluff.

The Highway Patrol says the truck overturned and Sessums was pronounced dead at the scene.

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