Charleston Women Dies in Head on Crash

A Charleston woman was killed in a head-on collision Saturday in Mississippi County. Police say  the crash occurred at 12:46 p.m. on Highway 105, three miles south of Charleston as the southbound vehicle driven by Steven G. Burgess, 29, of Charleston crossed the center line and struck the northbound vehicle driven by Sierra D. Lee, 19, of Charleston head on. Lee was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:51 p.m. by Mississippi County coroner Terry Parker and taken to McMikle Funeral Home. Burgess received serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

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