A Couch man is dead after a crash in Ripley County yesterday. Missouri Highway Patrol Troop E reports indicate that 22-year old Melissa Richmond of Doniphan was eastbound on Missouri 142, 6 miles west of Doniphan at 10pm when she crossed the center line and hit 63-year old David Crews head on. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Ripley County Coroner Mike Jackson. Richmond suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment. She was not wearing a seat belt, however, Crews was.
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