2 killed in crash near Dixon

Jefferson City man hurt

Two Dixon residents were killed and a Jefferson City man was injured in a two-car accident at 7:12 p.m. Tuesday on Route C, one mile west if Dixon in Pulaski County.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol report, a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, driven westbound by Thomas E. McGrath, 63, Jefferson City, was attempting to pass a slow moving vehicle on a hill, moved in the eastbound lane and struck head-on a 2000 Ford Taurus, driven eastbound by Diana S. Dawes, 43, Dixon.

Dawes and a passenger, Ivan L. Barton, 19, Dixon, were pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Mike Hartness. Neither were wearing seat belts.

McGrath, who was wearing a seat belt, was flown to University Hospital, Columbia.


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