Troy Man Dies in Lincoln County Collision
(Lincoln County, Mo)—A head-on collision in Lincoln County claims the life of a Troy, Missouri man. Missouri troopers say Tamra Williams of Lake St. Louis was northbound on Lincoln County Route H at 6 p.m. yesterday when she attempted to avoid an unknown vehicle in the traffic lane, causing her SUV to cross the center line into the southbound lane. She lost control and collided head-on with a southbound pickup driven by 70 year-old Thomas Dames of Troy, causing the truck to overturn off the roadway. Dames was pronounced dead by Air Evac personnel en route to the hospital. His passenger, Mary Dames sustained moderate injuries and was taken to St. Joseph West by ambulance. Williams was treated at the hospital for minor injuries. All three were wearing seat belts.