Woman killed in accident early Friday

A Bland, Mo., woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident at 12:16 a.m. Friday on Route B, north of Red Bird Road, in Gasconade County.

According to the Highway Patrol report, a 1995 GMC truck, driven southbound by Diana L. Czeschin, 51, crossed the center line, overcorrected, traveled off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

Czeschin was pronounced dead at the scene by Gasconade County Coroner Ben Grossman. She was not wearing a seat belt.

Two Linn residents were injured in a one-car accident at 4:45 p.m. Thursday on Route N, east of County Road 275, in Osage County.

The patrol reported a 2002 Ford, driven westbound by Terry R. Cramer, 37, failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the right side of the road and overcorrected. The vehicle then crossed the center line, traveled off the left side of the road and overturned, striking a ditch and utility pole.

Cramer and a passenger, Eugene R. Meisel, 17, were taken to St. Mary’s Health Center.

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