Elderly Charleston, Mo., man killed in car accident

Friday, April 11, 2008

CHARLESTON, Mo. -- A Charleston elderly man died of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday in Mississippi County.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 2:05 p.m. on Missouri Highway 105, two miles south of Charleston, as westbound motorist Ray Hillhouse, 91, of Charleston pulled his vehicle into the path of the northbound vehicle driven by Cathy Powell, 50, of Charleston.

Hillhouse was pronounced dead at 3:49 a.m. Thursday at Saint Francis Medical Center. Powell received serious injuries and was air evacuated to Saint Francis Medical Center.

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