A woman dies after an SUV crashes into a building off Highway 63.
The Highway Patrol says Phyliss Copeland was the passenger in the SUV when it crashed into a metal post on Sunday afternoon near Westphalia, flipped, and slammed into the building.
#OsageCounty – We’re on scene of a fatal crash where an SUV struck a building on US 63/Westphalia. Major Crash Investigation Unit en route. Two occupants, one fatality.
— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) March 2, 2020
The 72-year-old Vienna woman died. Driver Bobbie Copeland, 79, was flown to a Columbia hospital for his serious injuries.