Accident in Joplin leaves one dead, one injured - KOAM TV 7

Accident in Joplin leaves one dead, one injured

A two car collision Thursday night left one woman dead and another person injured.

Joplin Police said the accident happened on 32nd Street east of Mississippi Avenue just before 7:00 p.m.

Officials said a vehicle driven by Karen Maxwell of Joplin was traveling westbound, crossed through the left turn lane and collided with an eastbound vehicle driven by Frances Hodge of Granby, Mo.

Maxwell was pronounced dead at the scene. Hodge was transported to a local hospital for injuries.

The crash is currently under investigation by the Joplin Police Department's Major Crash Team.

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