The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

November 12, 2012

Vernon County woman killed in crash in Joplin

From staff reports

JOPLIN, Mo. — A resident of Nevada, Mo., has died of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident at 1:29 p.m. Saturday on East 32nd Street in Joplin.

The Joplin Police Department said Constance S. Allard, 65, was taken to Freeman Hospital West, where she later died as a result of internal injuries.

Allard was a passenger in a Nissan Rogue driven by Michael D. Marn, 24, of Webb City. Their westbound vehicle collided with an eastbound pickup truck driven by Joshua N. Balcom 33, of Joplin, when Balcom made a left turn in front of them at Stephens Boulevard, according to a police report.

The two drivers did not require medical attention as a consequence of the accident, according to the report.