Knox County crash leaves one dead

One person is dead after a two car accident in Knox County Tuesday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Marvin Horst

, 44,

of Novelty, Mo., and Lucas Smith

, 32,

of Shelbyville, Mo., hit head on in the southbound lane of Highway 15 just

five miles north of Plevna.

Jody Lyda

, 35,

of Macon, Mo., was a passenger in Smith's car.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lucas was airlifted to air lifted to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries.

Horst was taken to the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville with minor injuries.