- Associated Press - Friday, August 8, 2014

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - The Cape Girardeau County Coroner says a driver and her 8-year-old passenger have died from injuries sustained in a weekend car crash.

The Southeast Missourian reports (https://bit.ly/V4QFs3 ) 39-year-old Regina Mize and Justin Murphy died Wednesday. Neither was wearing a seatbelt during the highway collision Sunday afternoon near Cape Girardeau. Authorities haven’t disclosed their relationship.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Mize ran off the road and then overcorrected. She collided head-on with a driver who was treated for minor injuries.

Mize was driving two others who were injured in the crash. A man was treated for minor injuries and a woman was admitted with serious injuries. Her condition wasn’t immediately available.


Information from: Southeast Missourian, https://www.semissourian.com

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