Two Killed in Head-on Crash near Oregon

Published 08/28 2014 09:41PM

Updated 08/29 2014 12:19PM

(HOLT COUNTY, Mo.) A head-on collision in Holt County killed two people and seriously injured another Thursday.

The accident happened on Highway 59 just east of Oregon around 3:00 p.m.

Troopers say 48-year-old Jana Parsons, of Forest City, crossed the center line and hit another vehicle head-on.

The crash killed Parsons and the driver of the other vehicle, 61-year-old Michael Ginn of Independence.

A passenger in Ginn's car, 67-year-old Joseph Derr, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

It's not known what may have caused Parsons to cross over into oncoming traffic.

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