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Alton woman dies in car crash

Thursday, July 13, 2006

ALTON -- An Alton woman, Beverly A. Simmons, was killed in a one-car accident July 4.

The accident occurred at 1:20 p.m. on Highway 19, one mile north of Alton.

Sgt. D.D. Finley with Troop G said the 1988 Ford F-150 truck Simmons was driving ran off the right side of the road, she overcorrected, then ran off the left side of the road, hit a mailbox and overturned several times.

Finley said Simmons, 35, was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and she was thrown from the truck.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by Oregon County Coroner Tom Clary.

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