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Oct. 31, 2013Maryville, MO |  By: Nuelle

Maryville Accident

A South Carolina man is dead after a traffic accident yesterday afternoon in Maryville.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened a half mile south of South Avenue just after 4pm. 63 year old Ojmar Krapp was driving north on U.S. Highway 71 in the southbound lane when he was attempting to pass another vehicle. He ran into 58 year old Valerie Bilecki of St. Joseph who was traveling south on U.S. Highway 71. Krapp was pronounced dead at the scene. Bilecki suffered serious injuries and was taken to St. Francis Hospital and later transported to Heartland Health Medical Center in St. Joseph.