Albany Woman Killed in Collision with Delivery Truck

By Mike Nielson | mnielson@kq2.com

Published 07/31 2014 05:44AM

Updated 07/31 2014 05:45AM

(GENTRY COUNTY, Mo.) A two vehicle accident claimed the life of an Albany woman Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 1:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 136 about six miles west of Albany when Iva Zlatos, 89, was driving through a workzone and collided head on with a delivery truck.

Zlatos was taken by ambulance to the Northwest Medical Center in Albany where she was pronounced dead by the Gentry County Coroner.

The driver of the delivery truck walked away from the accident without an injuries.

Troopers say both drivers were wearing their safety belts.

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