Cabool Woman Dead In Texas County Crash

A fatal collision in Texas County has claimed a woman’s life while leaving two others injured.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that the incident occurred on Highway 63 close to Cabool shortly past 1:00 PM, Wednesday.

According to troopers, 48-year-old Christie Smith of Cabool was traveling northbound when her truck lost traction due to hydroplaning. This caused her vehicle to cross the center line, resulting in a collision with an SUV driven by 60-year-old Timothy L Nash of Wright City.

Smith was pronounced deceased at Texas County Memorial Hospital at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon. A passenger in her vehicle, 23-year-old Megan Smith of Cabool, was airlifted to a Springfield Hospital. Nash suffered moderate injuries and was transported to a Springfield hospital.