Head On Crash In Stone County Kills 1, Injures 1 Friday

A woman from Purdy is dead after a fatal crash in Stone County Friday evening.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Brandi Werneburg, 33, was driving a Suburban on Highway 143 south of Crane around 5 p.m. when she crossed over the center line and hit a Ford Econoline Van head on.

Werneburg and the driver of the Ford were airlifted to Cox Hospital in Springfield.

Werneburg was pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver of the other car is listed in serious condition.

This is Troop D's 12th fatality of 2018.

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