Fatal Accident in Johnson County

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JOHNSON COUNTY -- Officers were called to an accident on US 37 and South Fly Avenue in Goreville around 9:30 Friday morning.  

 
When officers arrived they found a vehicle that had left the road and hit a culvert.  The vehicle was driven by John Boester. Boesters wife, 80-year-old Theresa Boester was the passenger.  Mrs. Boester was taken to Heartland Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.  Mr. Boester was flown to Cape Girardeau Hospital.  No word on his injuries at this time.
 
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
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