PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. -- The identity of the person who died in a multi-vehicle crash on I-44 near Waynesville, Saturday morning has been released.
Debbie M. Branson, 24, of Dixon was merging from the right shoulder on to the roadway when her vehicle collided with a freightliner in the passing lane, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Branson was pronounced deceased. Two other passengers in the vehicle were seriously injured.