Two killed after head-on collision near Hallsville

Two people are dead after a head-on collision Friday near Hallsville.

The Boone County Fire District was called to Highway 124 North just after 7 a.m. They found a pickup on the road and a car in the ditch.

The driver of the truck, Timmy R. Bowne, 46, and the passenger of the car, Victoria M. Singleton, 22, were both pronounced dead on the scene.

A third person, Richard M. Vandoening, the driver of the car, was taken to University Hospital with serious injuries.

Fire district officials say the woman who died was wearing her seat belt, while the driver of the truck was not.