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2 drivers die in wrong-way crash on I-44 in Jasper County, Mo.

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Published: Oct. 27, 2021 at 7:42 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 27, 2021 at 8:43 AM CDT
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NEAR JOPLIN, Mo. (KY3) - The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating a wrong-way crash killing two drivers on I-44 near Joplin.

Janet Edwards, 58, of Sarcoxie and Andrew Wilson, 91, of Neosho, died in the crash.

The crash happened around 10:35 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators say Edwards was traveling in the westbound lanes when she was struck head-on by Wilson. Both drivers died at the scene.

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