Two Dead In Separate Crashes In Taney County

Two people have died in separate crashes in Taney County Monday night. 

Troopers say Emilio Millan Pineda from Kirbyville was killed when the pickup he was riding in hit a van, ran off Highway 76 and hit a tree. 

The driver of the truck was rushed to a hospital in Springfield with serious injuries. 

The Highway Patrol also says Paola Morales from Cedar Creek died when her car ran off Highway M south of Kissee Mills, flipped and hit a tree. 

Morales was 18. 

 

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