One dead, one injured in car accident

Saturday, March 17, 2012 | 3:52 p.m. CDT; updated 9:08 p.m. CDT, Saturday, March 17, 2012

COLUMBIA— A car accident near Rocheport injured one and killed another Friday night.

The crash occurred at Highway 40 and Rocheport Gravel Road.

Kyle Overby, 49, of Columbia was heading west on Highway 40 when his 2008 Chevrolet Equinox crossed the center line and hit another vehicle head-on, police said. His car flipped over and traveled to the left side of the roadway, according to the crash report.

Overby was flown to University Hospital where he was in fair condition as of Saturday morning. 

The second vehicle was driven by Linda Lipscomb, 59, of Harrisburg. Her 2006 Chevrolet HHR came to rest on the left side of the road as well.

Lipscomb was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:35 p.m.

This is the second accident fatality of March and the 13th of the year in the area covered by Troop F, according to the crash report.



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