NEAR BUTTERFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -A three vehicle crash on Highway 37 south of Butterfield has killed a woman from Monett.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a van failed to yield and turned in front of a car just before noon Tuesday. The car hit the back of the van, the impact then forced the car into a pickup.

The driver of the car, Linda Gunter, 74, of Monett was killed in the crash. A passenger in the car, Sammie Gunter, 42 also of Monett is in the hospital with serious injuries.

The two other drivers were not hurt.

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