Woman killed in crash between car and van

Emergency crews are investigating a deadly crash that killed a woman.

The crash happened around 9:30 Wednesday morning on Highway 55 south of Springfield, near the Washington/Marion County line.

Police say a van, driven by 31-year-old Marion T. Greathouse, of New Haven, crossed the centerline and struck a Buick, driven by 24-year-old Melanie A. Mattingly, of Springfield, head-on.

Police say Mattingly died at the scene.

Greathouse was treated and released from a hospital.

The crash closed the road for several hours, but it reopened early Wednesday afternoon.

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