A Poplar Bluff woman is dead after a crash on Highway W Monday afternoon. MO Highway patrol reports indicate 34-year old Michelle Vernon was northbound on Highway W 5 miles north of Poplar Bluff when she ran off of the right side of the road, over-corrected, ran off of the left side of the road and hit a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Butler County Assistant Coroner Brian Fugate. It is unclear if she was wearing a seatbelt. She is fatality 38 for Troop E in 2015.