Sonia E. Sells, age 28, of St. James, was driving on Hwy DD, just one mile east of St. James when her 2001 Chevy Tahoe crossed the center line and hit a second, oncoming vehicle.

Sonia E. Sells, age 28, of St. James, was driving on Hwy DD, just one mile east of St. James at 10:35 p.m. when her 2001 Chevy Tahoe crossed the center line and hit a second, oncoming vehicle. The 2006 Ford Fusion was driven by Joyce E. Copling, age 55, of Cuba. Sells’s vehicle traveled off of the left side of the road and overturned according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report. She had minor injuries and was transported by private conveyance to Phelps County Regional Medical Center. Joyce Copling suffered serious injuries and was transported to University Hospital in Columbia by Phelps Air Ambulance. Trp. J.N. Rigsby and Tpr. W.W. Fair of the Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted with the accident.