Monett, Verona men die in Hwy. 37 wreck

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Vehicles involved in head-on collision near Washburn

Two men died Wednesday in a wreck at 12:57 p.m. on Highway 37, 1/4-mile north of Washburn.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Dylan Davidson, 22, of Verona, was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Tracker southbound when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 2011 Honda Accord, being driven by Frank Preston, 42, of Monett.

Both men died as a result of the wreck, and both were transported to Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Barry County Coroner Charles Fohn pronounced both dead at 1:05 p.m.

Both were wearing safety devices, and both vehicles were totaled.

These are the No. 9 and No. 10 fatalities of 2016 for Troop D of the Patrol, which covers 18 counties in southwest Missouri, including Barry.

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