An accident Tuesday night in Benton County claimed the life of a Clinton woman. The Highway Patrol reports Timothy Brown, 26, of Clinton, was southbound on Highway 7, near Bell Island Road, when he crossed the center line and struck a northbound vehicle being driven by Kathy Wilson, 45. After the impact, the Wilson vehicle continued to travel off the roadway and struck a tree, according to the crash report. Wilson was taken by air ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach where she was pronounced dead. Brown was flown to Research Hospital in Kansas City with serious injuries.