UPDATE: Second person killed in head-on crash north of Springfield

Published: Dec. 24, 2016 at 8:50 AM CST
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Two died, another suffered injuries after a crash north of Springfield.

Dustin Emmett, 32, of Springfield, was struck head-on by a pickup truck near Ashcroft Estates. Troopers say a truck was traveling southbound on Farm Road 159, when it crossed the center line and struck Emmett's vehicle driving north. Nicholas Thomas, 37, of Ozark was a passenger in the truck. He later died at a Springfield hospital.

Authorities believe the driver, Corina Stockstill, 27, of Springfield, of the truck was intoxicated. The Patrol reports the woman driving the truck was arrested on charges of second degree manslaughter and felony driving while intoxicated.