Fatal Accident Closes Highway 54 Friday

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Details have emerged from the fatal crash that closed down traffic on Highway 54 for most of Friday evening. According to a report from the Highway Patrol, 70 year old Camilla Wilson of Eldon crossed the center median crossover at Highway 54 just east of Lakeland Drive in her 2014 Hyundai Sonata and traveled into the path of a 2007 Peterbilt semi truck that then struck the rear end of her vehicle. Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene by the Miller County Coroner and her passenger 76 year old Luella Campbell of Kaiser was transported by staff for life to University Hospital in Columbia where she is fighting for her life with serious injuries. This is State Highway Patrol Troop F’s 4th fatality for August and 45th for the year.

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