EXCELSIOR SPRINGS — The Missouri Highway Patrol says a Plattsburg woman died Saturday night in a head-on collision on U.S. 69 north of Excelsior Springs.
Sixty-year-old Shirley Harless was killed after her vehicle was hit head-on by a vehicle driven by 28-year-old Lucas Bates of Lawson.
Bates' vehicle, after the head-on crash, went off the road and caught fire.
Harless was pronounced dead at the scene.
Bates and a passenger in Harless' vehicle were treated for serious injuries. Two others had minor injuries.