Moped driver dies in a multiple-vehicle crash in West Plains, Mo.

Published: Mar. 29, 2023 at 12:13 PM CDT
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WEST PLAINS, Mo. (KY3) - Police say the driver of a moped died after she was involved in a multiple-vehicle crash in West Plains.

Police identified the victim as Judy Kay Barnes, 67.

Officers responded to State Route K on Tuesday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. Investigators say Barnes was traveling eastbound on the moped when she entered the westbound traffic lanes and hit a Chevy Equinox. The crash ejected Barnes. The driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee, following behind the crash, hit Barnes in the roadway.

It took emergency crews more than two hours to clear the crash.

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