Resident of Hale community dies in car crash

fatal accident

A resident of the Hale community, 32-year-old Tanya Woody, was killed Friday, June 24 when the van she was driving hit the rear of a tractor-trailer unit, then became engulfed in fire.

The accident happened three miles east of Monroe City in northeast Missouri as both vehicles were westbound on Highway 36.

The van was demolished with the truck sustaining extensive damage.

The truck driver, 49-year-old Juan Chavez of Racine, Wisconsin, was not reported hurt.

The patrol reports Chavez was wearing a seatbelt, however,  it was unknown whether Tanya Woody was wearing a safety device.

Randall Mann

Randall has been with KTTN/KGOZ for almost 20 years. He is the current Engineer for all of the stations, as well as working "on-air" from 6 to 10, am in the morning. Randall does a bit of everything including producing advertisements as well as writing the occasional news article. Randall is also the current Webmaster for the studio as well as the local graphic artist.

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