Exeter woman dies in wreck

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Vehicle overturns on Hwy. 39 near Aurora

An Aurora woman died in a wreck Thursday at 5:10 a.m. when her vehicle overturned on Highway 39, eight miles south of Aurora.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Chelsey Davis, 26, of Exeter, was driving a 1994 Ford Explorer northbound on Highway 39 when her vehicle ran off the roadway and overturned.

Davis was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:45 a.m. by Deputy Coroner Charles McManus, and she was tranported to Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Davis was not wearing a safety device, and damage to the vehicle was extensive.

This is Troop D's 65th fatal wreck of 2015. Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol covers 18 southwest Missouri counties, including Barry County.

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