Fatal rollover crash on Route H claims life of Weir, Kansas woman

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JASPER COUNTY, Mo. – At 1:05 P.M. on Thursday, December 24th, authorities were called to a crash on Route H, just 5 miles West of Jasper County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says the crash happened as the 1999 Dodge 1500 went left off the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned.

Both persons in the vehicle were ejected. Neither were wearing seatbelts.

Deborah L. Thompson, 66, of Weir, Kansas was killed in the crash.

The driver, Mark R. Thompson, 63, of Weir, Kansas suffered serious injuries and was life flighted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

Next of kin has been notified.