One Woman Dead and Another Injured in Lawrence County Accident
One woman was killed and another was injured in one-vehicle accident on I-44 in Lawrence County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 57-year-old Joan Jaccaud of Neosho lost control of a 2016 Nissan Altima around 6:45 a.m. on December 26. The vehicle became airborne and came to rest off the roadway in water. Jaccaud was killed in the accident, while a passenger, 54-year-old Sandra Bentlage of Joplin, was taken by EMS to Mercy Hospital in Springfield with moderate injuries.