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Local woman killed in wreck

Thursday, January 16, 2003

HOWELL COUNTY -- A Koshkonong woman and a West Plains man were killed Jan. 10 when the vehicle the woman was driving ran off the road and overturned.

According to a report from Troop Clay Pettit with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 8:40 a.m. 10 miles east of Lanton on Highway 142 in Howell County. Trooper Pettit reported that Rhonda Knapp, 40, of Koshkonong was killed when she lost control of the 1990 Honda she was driving. The car ran off the right side of the road, then Knapp overcorrected the vehicle and ran off the road again, going into a ditch and overturning, according to Pettit.

Also killed in the accident was a passenger in the Knapp vehicle, Dale R. Barbour, 71, of West Plains.

Both Knapp and Barbour were taken to Robinson Drago Funeral Homes in West Plains.

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