WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) - A man died Friday afternoon after an accident on Highway 21.
Trooper Juston Wheetley, with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, says a vehicle driving southbound on Highway 21 hit a northbound vehicle around 3:30 p.m. Friday.
He says the 34-year-old De Soto woman driving southbound failed to negotiate a curve, and swerved into the path of the northbound vehicle, hitting it head-on.
Perry W. Sanders, 57, of De Soto, was driving the northbound vehicle and died at the scene.
The woman was taken to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries.