Clinton Woman Killed After Passing Vehicle in Johnson County
A Clinton woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Friday morning in Johnson County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 31-year-old Carol M. Dixon of Clinton was northbound on SW 1200 and Missouri 13 at 6:08 a.m., Friday morning when she attempted to pass another vehicle in her 2004 Mercury. She swerved to avoid oncoming traffic and the Mercury sustained a blown tire. The vehicle traveled off the roadway, struck several objects, overturned and struck a utility pole.
Dixon was pronounced dead at the scene by Johnson County Coroner Clark Holdren at 7:27 a.m. The body was taken to Sweeney Phillips Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg.
The Mercury was totaled and towed from the scene by Tip Top Towing.
Johnson County Deputies assisted the Patrol.