At 10:25 Tuesday night the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Ray County Sheriff’s Department reported a fatal vehicle accident on Missouri Highway 10, just East of Hill School Road. According to the report the accident occurred as the 1995 Volvo 960 driven by 41-year-old Benjamin McMellen of Warrensburg crossed the centerline, and struck the 2005 Malibu driven by 34-year-old Rebecca Harris of Bosworth head-on. McMellen was taken to Ray County Memorial Hospital by ambulance, where he was pronounced deceased. Harris suffered serious injuries, and was transported to KU Medical by EMS for treatment.