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Head-on crash in Miller County kills 2 drivers

Head-on crash in Miller County kills 2 drivers

March 31st, 2012 in News

BRUMLEY, Mo. - A head-on crash in central Missouri has claimed two lives.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the crash happened late Friday afternoon when a vehicle went off the right side of Missouri 42 in Miller County. The 82-year-old driver, Wayne Ponder, overcorrected and crossed the center line, crashing into another vehicle.

Injuries from the collision killed Ponder and the driver of the other vehicle, 54-year-old Brian Nixdorf. A 45-year-old woman in Nixdorf's vehicle, Janice K. Nixdorf, sustained serious injuries and was flown to a Columbia hospital. All three were from Iberia.


Highway Patrol crash report