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July 2, 2013Savannah, MO |  By: Bailey

Savannah Accident

A woman was killed and a man was seriously injured in a two vehicle accident on U-S Business Highway 71 yesterday evening.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 5 o'clock one and a half miles south of Savannah. A van driven by 38 year old Patrick-M- Dunn of St. Joseph was southbound on Business Highway 71 while a car driven by 75 year old Julia-M- Bucher was eastbound crossing the road when she failed to yield to on-coming traffic and was struck in the drivers side door. Bucher was taken to Heartland Medical Center where she was pronounced dead...a passenger in her vehicle...82 year old Francis-X- Bucher is listed in serious condition. The accident was investigated by the Missouri Highway Patrol, the Andrew County Sheriff's department and the Andrew County Fire Department.