Brandy Acheson, 38, of Sarcoxie, passed away after her car was struck on missouri highway 39 four miles south of Mt. Vernon Saturday. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, before 5AM a vehicle heading north crossed the center of the road and hit Acheson's head on. The driver of the other vehicle was taken by medical helicopter to Springfield in serious condition. Acheson was pronounced dead at the scene. troopers say both drivers were wearing their seat belts.