A Houston boy was killed in an accident Wednesday on Highway E north of Houston, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. 

A 49-year-old Bucyrus woman was killed Tuesday in a collision with a military vehicle and her son critically injured Tuesday at Fort Leonard Wood, authorities said.

Dead is Christine Boone, 49.

Officials at Fort Leonard Wood said the two-vehicle accident involved a heavy expanded mobility tactical truck and a 2005 Dodge Neon at about 3:21 p.m.

Boone was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the car – her young son – was airlifted to University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia and is listed in critical condition.

A soldier and a passenger in the military truck were not injured.

The Fort Leonard Wood Military Police and the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command are investigating the accident.


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