Monett woman dies in wreck

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Passenger killed in wreck on County Road 2230

A Monett woman died Saturday night after being involved in a wreck on County Road 2230, five miles east of Monett.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Andrea Obermann, 37, of Monett, was a passenger in a 2001 Dodge Caravan, being driven by Justin Garcia, 20, of Monett.

Going eastbound on County Road 2230 at about 6:25 p.m., the vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a tree.

Garcia was wearing a safety device, and Obermann was not wearing a safety device. Garcia was not injured. The vehicle was totaled.

Lawrence County Coroner Dan Lakin pronounced Obermann dead at the scene at 7:20 p.m. She was transported to Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.

The fatality is No. 93 this year for Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, which covers 18 southwest Missouri counties, including Lawrence and Barry counties.

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