NODAWAY COUNTY—One person died in an accident just before 9:30p.m. Saturday in Nodaway County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2005 Kia Sorrento van driven by Justin E. Snuffer, 37, Hopkins, was northbound on Missouri 148 three miles south of Hopkins.
The driver lost control of the van on the snow covered road. The van traveled off the right side of the road and the driver overcorrected. The van crossed the road and struck a 2007 Chevy pickup driven by Austin J. Bird, 16, Hopkins, head-on.
Sharon R. Snuffer, 34, Hopkins, wife of the van driver, was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Price Funeral Home in Maryville.
Snuffer and Bird were transported to St. Francis Medical Center in Maryville. Two children in the van were not injured. All five were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the MSHP.