FRANKLIN COUNTY (KMOV.com) – A woman is dead and a man seriously injured after a single vehicle accident in Franklin County Tuesday night.
According to police, a vehicle was traveling westbound on Highway 100 just east of Route B around 5:00 p.m. when the accident occured. Police say the vehicle left the road, returned to the road, crossed the center line, over-corrected, left the road again, struck a pole, overturned, struck a tree and then a fence.
Elizabeth Atwood, 49, was the driver of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. Thirty-six-year-old Mark Berger of Hermann, Missouri was seriously injured in the accident. Authorities said both victims were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.